NGC 4609

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NGC 4609
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NGC 4609 (taken from Stellarium)
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension12h 42m 18s
Declination−62° 59′ 42″
Distance(1223 pc)
Apparent magnitude (V)6.9
Apparent dimensions (V)5′
Physical characteristics
Other designationsCaldwell 98, Cr 263
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters
Map showing the location of NGC 4609

NGC 4609 (also known as Caldwell 98) is an open cluster in the southern constellation of Crux.

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Coordinates: Sky map 12h 42m 18s, −62° 59′ 42″