The Dragonfly Cluster (NGC457)

Image of the Dragonfly Cluster
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , the Dragonfly Cluster is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at 20:53, 79° above your northern horizon. At dusk, it will become visible at around 17:40 (PST), 59° above your north-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 06:11, 21° above your northern horizon.

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Name The Dragonfly Cluster (NGC457)
Object type Open cluster
Other names
The Dragonfly Cluster
The Owl Cluster
The Phi Cassiopeiae Cluster
The ET Cluster
C 13[5]
NGC 457[2]
Cr 12[3]
Mel 7[4]
Right ascension:01h19m [2]
Declination:+58°17' [2]
Magnitude:6.40 (V) [5]
6.97 (B) [2]
Distance:2.4 kpc
7.9 klyr [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.57
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-5.53
Visibility from Seattle

All times shown in Seattle local time.





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