The open cluster NGC 6716

Image of NGC 6716
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6716 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 01:03, when it rises to an altitude of 22° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 03:28, 31° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:29, 29° above your southern horizon.

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Name NGC 6716
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 393
Magnitude:7.50 (V) [3]
7.70 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.20
Right ascension:18h54m [2]
Declination:-19°54' [2]
Distance:789.0 parsec
2572.1 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-1.99




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