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name: gold dust cluster
name (alternate): ngc 2099
typ (catalog): open cluster (messier)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 5 h 52 m 18 s dec: 32 ° 33 ' 2 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 5.87167 dec: 32.55056 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
4.51 thousand lightyears convert this
brightness (visible):
6.20 mag visible to the naked eye
redshift:
not added yet
constellation:
auriga (aur) symbolism: the charioteer
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: also called messier 37
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: open cluster
visible: yes