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a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour

a unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree

a short note

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distance measured by the time taken to cover it

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infinitely or immeasurably small

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characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination

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Another relatively faint galaxy, NGC 2090, is situated 50 arc minutes further east of NGC 2061 and displays an extended spindle shape in a north-south direction.
Another possible STREICHER asterism is situated only 20 arc minutes east of magnitude 4.
A lovely, complex area permeated with clusters and nebulosity is situated just 30 arc minutes to the south of the globular.
The open cluster NGC 1818, situated only 50 arc minutes to the east, is rather impressive and resembles a small, bright, round hazy patch with a compact middle (see sketch).
Only 23 arc minutes further south is NGC 7144, which reflects the same round glow, but with a considerably brighter nucleus.
Three more galaxies, NGC 7232A, IC 5181 and IC 5171, are situated a further 25 arc minutes to the west.
NGC 3256C is the closest member but very faint, situated 18 arc minutes to the north-east of the main galaxy.
Again the trio can be spotted in a 12 arc minute field.
Another open cluster, very different, but well worth exploring, is situated 40 arc minutes north-west of the lovely buttery-yellow beta Pyxidis, the southern tip of the compass needle.
In a low powered eyepiece, Theta Reticuli is situated in the same field, just 50 arc minutes south of the very yellow coloured magnitude 3 Alpha Reticuli.
Only 25 arc minutes towards the west, the elliptical galaxy NGC 6861 occupies the middle spot of this galaxy group, being the second brightest member.