The open cluster NGC 6997

Image of NGC 6997
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 6997 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 22:50 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 50° above the north-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:26.

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Name NGC 6997
Object Type Open Cluster
Position
Constellation:Cygnus
Magnitude:10.00 (V) [2]
Right ascension:20h56m [2]
Declination:+44°37' [2]
Distance:760.0 parsec
2477.6 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):0.60

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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