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Observatory Parameters
Jan 18
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:22 18:53

Open Cluster NGC 2520 Open Cluster in Puppis Constellation

Size: 10' Magnitude: 6.5 Also known as NGC 2527, ESO 430-SC15, OCL 685
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Open Cluster NGC 2520 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

8h 04m 58s
-28º 08' 45''
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Last visited objects: NGC 2520

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