Object NGC 2579 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 2579 - open cluster of stars in the constellation Puppis|
Type: IV1p -
The angular dimensions: 19.00'
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 8h20m52.7s; Dec= -36°12'58"
Other names of the object NGC 2579 : OCL 724, ESO 370-*N8, *Grp ?
Nearby objects: NGC 2577
, NGC 2578
, NGC 2580
, NGC 2581
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