The open cluster C 16

Image of C 16
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 15 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , C 16 is visible in both the dusk and dawn skies. In the evening, it will become visible at around 18:41 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 23° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 18:56 when it dips 22° above your north-western horizon. At 04:53, it will return to an altitude of 21° above your north-eastern horizon, and reach an altitude of 26° before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:31.

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Name C 16
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
NGC 7243
Cr 448
Mel 240
Magnitude:6.40 (V)[2]
6.54 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.14
Right Ascension:22h15m [1]
Declination:+49°53' [1]
Distance:808.0 parsec
2634.1 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.14




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