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Messier M67

M67 (NGC 2628) is a open cluster located within the constellation Cancer, in the Orion Arm of the Milky Way Galaxy. in the Local Group of galaxies.

M67 is best viewed during early spring, is magnitude 7.5*, and can be viewed with binoculars. It is 30' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      1. Type:
      2. open cluster
      1. NGC:
      2. 2628
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 7.5
      1. Viewing:
      2. binoculars
      1. Size:
      2. 30'
      1. RA:
      2. 8h 50.4m
      1. Dec:
      2. 11 49'
      1. Season:
      2. early spring
      1. Milky Way location:
      2. Orion Arm
      1. Galaxy group:
      2. Local Group

    * The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.



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