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NGC 2287 = M41

Open star cluster in Canis Major

Dreyer's description: Cl, vL, B, lC, st 8...; = M41

Cross Identifications: GC 1454, h 411. Ha 4.2, Flamsteed 965, Bode 15; Mel 52, Cr 118; (NGC misprint: M14) .

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    Right Ascension: 6 : 46.0 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: -20 : 44 (degrees : minutes)
    Distance: 2.3 (* 1,000 light years)
    Apparent Magnitude: 4.5
    Apparent Diameter: 38. (arc minutes)

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