NGC 2546

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NGC 2546
Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)
Right ascension 8h 12.4m
Declination −37° 38′
Distance 3.3 kly
Apparent magnitude (V) 6.3
Apparent dimensions (V) 41′
Physical characteristics
Other designations NGC 2546, Lacaille II.4
Dunlop 563, Collinder 178
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 2546 is a Southern open cluster in Puppis, discovered by Abbe Lacaille in 1751-1752 from South Africa.

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Coordinates: Sky map 08h 12m 24s, −37° 38′ 00″