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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Open Cluster NGC 2343 Open Cluster in Monoceros Constellation

Size: 6' Magnitude: 6.7 Also known as OCL 565
Credit: NGC/IC Project
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Open Cluster NGC 2343 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

7h 08m 06s
-10º 37' 00''
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Last visited objects: NGC 2343

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