Open Cluster M47 (also known as Messier Object 47 or NGC 2422) is an w:open cluster in the w:constellation w:Puppis. It was discovered by w:Giovanni Batista Hodierna before w:1654 and independently discovered by w:Charles Messier on w:February 19, w:1771.
|Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)|
|Right ascension||07h 36.6m|
|Distance||1.6 kly (490 Pc)|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||4.2|
|Apparent dimensions (V)||30.0′|
|Other designations||NGC 2422|