The open cluster NGC 957

Image of NGC 957
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 957 is visible all night. It will become visible around 17:57 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 52° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:22, 71° above your northern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 04:54, when it sinks below 21° above your north-western horizon.

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Name NGC 957
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 28
Magnitude:7.60 (V) [3]
8.34 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.74
Right ascension:02h33m [2]
Declination:+57°34' [2]
Distance:2.2 kpc
7.2 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.11




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