The Jewel Box (Open Cluster)

Image of Jewel Box
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Jewel Box is not observable because it lies so far south that it never rises above the horizon.

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Name Jewel Box
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Kappa Crucis Cluster
C 94
NGC 4755
Cr 264
Mel 114
Magnitude:4.20 (V) [3]
Right ascension:12h53m [2]
Declination:-60°21' [2]
Distance:2.0 kpc
6.4 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-7.28
04 Apr 2020  –  NGC 4755 is well placed
05 Apr 2021  –  NGC 4755 is well placed
05 Apr 2022  –  NGC 4755 is well placed
05 Apr 2023  –  NGC 4755 is well placed
04 Apr 2024  –  NGC 4755 is well placed
05 Apr 2025  –  NGC 4755 is well placed
05 Apr 2026  –  NGC 4755 is well placed
05 Apr 2027  –  NGC 4755 is well placed




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