NGC 2506

NGC 2506

NGC 2506
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Monoceros
Right ascension 08h 00m 01s[1]
Declination −10° 46′ 12″[1]
Distance 11.3 kly[2] (3460 pc[2])
Apparent magnitude (V) 7.6[3]
Apparent dimensions (V) 7′[3]
Physical characteristics
Other designations Cl Melotte 80,[1] Caldwell 54
Map showing the location of NGC 2506

NGC 2506 is an open cluster in the constellation Monoceros. It was discovered by William Herschel in 1791.[4]

References

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External links

  • NGC 2506 on WikiSky: DSS2, SDSS, GALEX, IRAS, Hydrogen α, X-Ray, Astrophoto, Sky Map, Articles and images