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Messier 47 
(M47 or NGC 2422) is an open cluster in the constellation Puppis. It was discovered by Giovanni Batista Hodiernabefore 1654 and independently discovered by Charles Messier on February 19, 1771. It was later independently discovered again, under the current name NGC 2422.(Wikipedia)

Right ascension 07h 36.6m
Declination −14° 30′
Distance 498 pc
Apparent magnitude (V)4.2
Apparent dimensions (V)30.0′

DATE: Thursday   DATE: 10/3/16  TIME: 21:00
SCOPE: Dob  Sky-Watcher 10px F.L.1200/f4.7 
EYEPIECE: T/S 30mm Plossl 2 inches F.O.V. 68°

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