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NGC 2632 = M44

Open star cluster in Cancer

Beehive Cluster, Praesepe

Dreyer's description: Praesepe; = M44

Cross Identifications: GC 1681, h 517. Praesepe [Cancri], Beehive Cluster; Hipparchus, deCh 11, Ha 2.1, Ptolemy 449, Ulegh Begh 446, Tycho 576, Hev 291, Flamsteed 1213, Bode 20; Mel 88, Cr 189 .

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    Right Ascension: 8 : 40.1 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: +19 : 59 (degrees : minutes)
    Distance: 0.577 (* 1,000 light years)
    Apparent Magnitude: 3.1
    Apparent Diameter: 95. (arc minutes)

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