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name: ngc 2301
typ (catalog): open cluster (ngc)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 6 h 51 m 45 s dec: 0 ° 27 ' 36 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 6.8625 dec: 0.46 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
872.00 parsec convert this
brightness (visible):
6.00 mag visible to the naked eye
not added yet
monoceros (mon) symbolism: the unicorn
proofpic: not avaiable, please request request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: contains also blue giants
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: open cluster
visible: yes