Object NGC 2259 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 2259 - open cluster of stars in the constellation Monocerotis|
Type: II2p -
The angular dimensions: 3.50'
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 6h38m33.3s; Dec= 10°52'57"
Other names of the object NGC 2259 : OCL 492
Nearby objects: NGC 2257
, NGC 2258
, NGC 2260
, NGC 2261
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