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 between 21:48 and 02:42. It will become accessible around 21:48, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 00:17, 31° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 02:42 when it sinks below 22° above your south-western horizon.

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




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