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m48,ngc 2548,open cluster

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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