The open cluster NGC 654

Image of NGC 654
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 654 is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at 02:37, 69° above your northern horizon. At dusk, it will become visible around 19:58 (EDT), 31° above your north-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:34, 56° above your north-western horizon.

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Name NGC 654
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 18
Mel 9
Position
Constellation:Cassiopeia
Magnitude:6.50 (V) [3]
7.34 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.84
Right ascension:01h43m [2]
Declination:+61°52' [2]
Distance:2.4 kpc
7.9 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-5.41

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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