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NGC 2362

NGC 2362 is an open cluster in the Canis Major constellation. It was discovered by Giovanni Batista Hodierna before 1654. The cluster contains about 60 stars and has an estimated age of 25 million years. Its brightest star is Tau Canis Majoris and therefore it is sometimes called the Tau Canis Majoris Cluster.


* NGC 2362 @ SEDS NGC objects pages

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