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name: ngc 2659
name (alternate): melotte 91
typ (catalog): open cluster (ngc)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 8 h 42 m 36 s dec: -44 ° 59 ' 0 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 8.71 dec: -43.01667 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
1.71 parsec convert this
brightness (visible):
8.60 mag
redshift:
not added yet
constellation:
vela (vel) symbolism: the sails
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 vdbh 46
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