IC 2395

IC 2395 is a fine cluster of about fifteen stars, the brightest of which is 5.5 magnitude; well seen in binoculars, the cluster is about 4500 light years away.
      The cluster is about two degrees south-southeast of b Velorum: binoculars.

Note that the CDSA puts the cluster due south of n Velorum; SkyAtlas has it 1.5 southeast of n, which is how we've presented it.

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