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Auriga

M36, The Pinwheel Cluster

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size M36 (NGC 1960) Open Cluster 05h 36m 18s +34° 08′ 00″ Auriga +6.0 10.0 arcmins Overview The constellation of Auriga has our Milky Way galaxy running through it. This makes it a rich star field and one that has some lovely open clusters inside. Three of the

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M37, Open Cluster in Auriga

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size M37 (NGC 2099) Open Cluster 05h 52m 18s +32° 33′ 00″ Auriga +5.6 14.0 arcmins Overview Our second open cluster in Auriga (after M36) is a beauty. This is a rich cluster, bright enough to be seen with the naked eye in dark locations, and the cluster

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