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name: southern pleiades
name (alternate): ic 2602
typ (catalog): open cluster (ic)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 10 h 42 m 57.5 s dec: -64 ° 23 ' 39 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 10.71583 dec: -63.60583 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
547 light years convert this
brightness (visible):
1.90 mag visible to the naked eye
redshift:
not added yet
constellation:
carina (car) symbolism: the ship's keel
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
size of the object: 50.00 x 50.00
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: this cluster is one of the closest to us
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: open cluster
visible: yes, but only in the southern sky