Object NGC 2323 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|M50, NGC2323 - open cluster of stars in the constellation Monocerotis|
Type: II3m -
The angular dimensions: 15.00'
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 7h2m47.8s; Dec= -8°22'33"
The distance from the Sun to NGC 2323: 3 thousand light years;
Other names of the object NGC 2323 : M 50, OCL 559
Nearby objects: NGC 2321
, NGC 2322
, NGC 2324
, NGC 2325
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