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NGC 2264

Cluster associated with nebulosity in Monoceros

Dreyer's description: eL neb, 3deg diam, densest 12' sp 15 Mon

Cross Identifications: GC 1440, h 401, H 8. 5. 15 Mon Cl, Mel 49, Cr 112; Cone Nebula cluster, Christmas Tree Cluster .

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    Right Ascension: 6 : 41.1 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: +09 : 53 (degrees : minutes)
    Apparent Magnitude: 3.9
    Apparent Diameter: 60. (arc minutes)

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