The open cluster NGC 6683

Image of NGC 6683
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 6683 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 20:52 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 40° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:34, 41° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:07, when it sinks below 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 6683
Object Type Open Cluster
Position
Constellation:Scutum
Magnitude:9.40 (V)[2]
9.93 (B)[2]
B-V Color (mag):0.53
Right ascension:18h42m [2]
Declination:-06°12' [2]
Distance:1.2 kpc
3.9 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-0.99

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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