NGC 2506

Alt. Designations: NGC 2506
Object Type: open cluster
Constellation: Monoceros
Distance: 11.3 kly
Right Ascension: 08h 00m 01.7s
Declination: -10° 46´ 11"
Visual Magnitude: 7.6
Apparent Dimension: 12.0´ Dia.
Best Month To View: Dec

NGC 2506 is an open cluster in the constellation Moneceros. It has an estimated distance of 11,300 light years and an age of around 2 billion years.