NGC 2354

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NGC 2354
NGC 2354.png
NGC 2354 (taken from Stellarium)
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Canis Major
Right ascension 07h 14m 10s[1]
Declination –25° 41.4′[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 6.5
Physical characteristics
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 2354 is an open cluster in the constellation Canis Major. It lies 2 degrees southwest from NGC 2362 and northeast of Delta Canis Majoris. About 15 member stars are visible through binoculars.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NGC 2354 -- Open (galactic) Cluster". SIMBAD. Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 16 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Kambic, Bojan (2009). Viewing the Constellations with Binoculars: 250+ Wonderful Sky Objects to See and Explore. New York, New York: Springer. p. 232. ISBN 0387853553.