The open cluster NGC 956

Image of NGC 956
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), NGC 956 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 20:12 (EDT) – 10 hours and 12 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 80° above the north-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:14.

Name NGC 956
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 27
Position
Constellation:Andromeda
Magnitude:8.90 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:02h32m [1]
Declination:+44°35' [1]

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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