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Omicron Velorum Cluster

C85, IC 2391

Proper NamesOmicron Velorum Cluster
Caldwell NumberC85
NGC/IC NumberIC 2391
ConstellationVela
Right Ascension8h 40m 32s
Declination-53° 2' 0"
Distance494 light years
152 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +2.6
Absolute: -3.1
DiameterApparent: 1°
Actual: 8 light years
Number of Starsc. 30
Optimum VisibilityFebruary (Usually visible from southern latitudes)

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