The open cluster NGC 6704

Image of NGC 6704
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), NGC 6704 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:08 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 42° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:14, 45° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:44, when it sinks to 24° above your south-western horizon.

Name NGC 6704
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Position
Constellation:Scutum
Brightness (V):Mag 9.2
Right Ascension:18h50m
Declination:-05°12'
Distance:3.0 kpc
9.7 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.17

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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