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Star Cluster

Messier 41 :
open star cluster

Messier 41 is a open star cluster located in the constellation Canis Major . Messier 41 is magnitude 4.50*, and is 40' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Messier 41
      1. Type:
      2. open cluster
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 4.50
      1. Size:
      2. 40'
      1. Right Ascension:
      2. 06h 46.0m
      1. Declination:
      2. -20° 46'
      1. Messier #:
      2. M41

    * One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.



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