NGC 2546

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NGC 2546
NGC 2546.png
NGC 2546 (taken from Stellarium)
Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)
Right ascension8h 12.4m[1]
Declination−37° 38′[1]
Distance3.3 kly[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)6.3[1]
Apparent dimensions (V)41′[1]
Physical characteristics
Other designationsNGC 2546, Cr 178, Dunlop 563, Lacaille II.4
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters
Map showing the location of NGC 2546

NGC 2546 is an open cluster in the constellation Puppis, discovered by Abbe Lacaille in 1751-1752 from South Africa.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f Frommert, Hartmut; Kronberg, Christine. "NGC 2546". SEDS. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 6 July 2015.

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