|Object NGC 2251 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 2251 - open cluster of stars in the constellation Monocerotis|
Type: III2p -
The angular dimensions: 10.00'
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 6h34m38.4s; Dec= 8°21'59"
Other names of the object NGC 2251 : OCL 499
Nearby objects: NGC 2249
, NGC 2250
, NGC 2252
, NGC 2253
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