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Messier M41

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M41 is located in the constellation Canis Major, and is best viewed during Winter. The naked eye can see magnitude 6 objects (up to magnitude 8 under ideal dark sky conditions). For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size, or 1/2°.

      1. Name:
      2. N/A
      1. Type:
      2. Open Cluster
      1. NGC:
      2. 2287
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 5
      1. Size:
      2. 38'
      1. RA:
      2. 6h 47.0m
      1. Dec:
      2. -20 44'
      1. Season:
      2. Winter

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