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name: ngc 2972
name (alternate): bennett 41a
typ (catalog): open cluster (ngc)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 9 h 40 m 11.5 s dec: -50 ° 19 ' 13 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 9.66972 dec: -49.67972 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
not added yet
brightness (visible):
not added yet
redshift:
not added yet
constellation:
vela (vel) symbolism: the sails
proofpic: avaiable, please 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: yes, but only in the southern sky