The open cluster Dragonfly Cluster

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Image of Dragonfly Cluster
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 13 arcminutes across.

From Newark (click to change), Dragonfly Cluster will become visible at around 18:45 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 49° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 22:28 when it dips 22° above your north-western horizon.

Name Dragonfly Cluster
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
ET Cluster
Owl Cluster
Phi Cassiopeiae Cluster
C 13
NGC 457
Collinder 12
Melotte 7
Position
Constellation:Cassiopeia
Brightness (V):Mag 6.4
Right Ascension:01h19m
Declination:+58°19'
Distance:2.4 kpc
7.9 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-5.53

Newark

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40.74°N
74.17°W
EST

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