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name: messier 46
name (alternate): ngc 2437
typ (catalog): open cluster (messier)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 7 h 41.8 m 0 s dec: -14 ° 69 ' 0 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 7.68333 dec: -12.85 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
5.40 thousand lightyears convert this
brightness (visible):
6.10 mag visible to the naked eye
not added yet
puppis (pup) symbolism: the poop deck
proofpic: not avaiable, please request request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: open cluster
visible: not confirmed yet