The open cluster NGC 744

Image of NGC 744
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 11 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 744 is visible all night. It will become visible around 17:36 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 54° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:54, 75° above your northern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 04:30, when it sinks below 21° above your north-western horizon.

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Name NGC 744
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 22
Magnitude:7.90 (V) [3]
8.38 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.48
Right ascension:01h58m [2]
Declination:+55°28' [2]
Distance:1.2 kpc
3.9 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-2.51




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