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m93,ngc 2447

Messier 93

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Messier 93 (M93) is an open star cluster located in the constellation Puppis. It lies at a distance of 3,600 light years from Earth. Messier 93 has the designation NGC 2447 in the New General Catalogue. The cluster has an apparent diameter of 22 arc minutes, roughly two thirds the size of the full Moon. This corresponds to a spatial extension of about 20 to 25 light years.
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Messier 48

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Messier 48 (M48) is an open star cluster located in Hydra, the largest constellation in the sky. The cluster has an apparent magnitude of 5.5 and lies at a distance of 1,500 light years from Earth. It has the designation NGC 2548 in the New General Catalogue.
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m47,ngc 2422

Messier 47

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Messier 47 (M47) is a bright open star cluster located in the southern constellation Puppis. The cluster lies at a distance of 1,600 light years from Earth and has an apparent magnitude of 4.2. It has the designation NGC 2422 in the New General Catalogue.
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