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 Cambridge , the Dragonfly Cluster is visible all night. It will become visible around 19:42 (EDT), 34° above your north-eastern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:25, 52° above your north-western 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]
Position
Constellation:Cassiopeia
Magnitude:6.40 (V) [5]
6.97 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.57
Right ascension:01h19m [2]
Declination:+58°17' [2]
Distance:2.4 kpc
7.9 klyr [1]
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-5.53
Visibility from Cambridge

All times shown in Cambridge local time.

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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