NGC 2548

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NGC 2548[1][2], also known as M 48, is an open cluster located in the constellation Hydra.

NGC 2548
Observation data: 2000.0 epoch
Constellation Hydra
Right ascension 08h13.8m
Declination -05o48'
Type Open cluster
Apparent dimensions 54.0
Apparent magnitude 5.8
Other designations M 48



Scientific research


  1. Hirshfeld, Alan, and Roger W. Sinnott, eds., Sky Catalogue 2000.0, Vol.2, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Sky Publishing Corp. and Cambridge University Press, 1985. (3098,238)
  2. NGC 2000.0, The Complete New General Catalogue and Index Catalogue of Nebulae and Star Clusters by J.L.E. Dreyer Sinnott, R.W. (edited by) <Sky Publishing Corporation and Cambridge University Press (1988)>