Graff's Cluster (IC4756)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 24 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Graff's Cluster is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 23:33 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 52° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:02.

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Name Graff's Cluster (IC4756)
Object type Open cluster
Other names
Graff's Cluster
IC 4756[2]
Cr 386[3]
Mel 210[4]
Position
Right ascension:18h38m [2]
Declination:+05°27' [2]
Constellation:Serpens Cauda
Magnitude:4.60 (V) [4]
4.96 (B) [2]
Distance:484.0 parsec
1577.8 lightyrs [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.36
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-3.82
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

Events
01 Jul 2024  –  The cluster IC 4756 is well placed
01 Jul 2025  –  The cluster IC 4756 is well placed
01 Jul 2026  –  The cluster IC 4756 is well placed
02 Jul 2027  –  The cluster IC 4756 is well placed
01 Jul 2028  –  The cluster IC 4756 is well placed
01 Jul 2029  –  The cluster IC 4756 is well placed
01 Jul 2030  –  The cluster IC 4756 is well placed
02 Jul 2031  –  The cluster IC 4756 is well placed

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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