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name: messier 48
name (alternate): ngc 2548
typ (catalog): open cluster (messier)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 8 h 13.7 m 0 s dec: -5 ° 45 ' 0 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 8.21667 dec: -4.25 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
1.50 thousand lightyears convert this
brightness (visible):
5.50 mag visible to the naked eye
not added yet
hydra (hya) symbolism: the water monster
proofpic: not avaiable, please request request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: also called caroline's cluster
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: open cluster
visible: not confirmed yet