Graff's Cluster (Open Cluster)

Image of Graff's Cluster
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 24 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Graff's Cluster is difficult to observe as it will appear no higher than 19° above the horizon. It is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 04:14 (EST) – 2 hours and 59 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 19° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:02.

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Name Graff's Cluster
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
IC 4756
Cr 386
Mel 210
Position
Constellation:Serpens Cauda
Magnitude:4.60 (V)[2]
4.96 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.36
Right Ascension:18h38m [1]
Declination:+05°27' [1]
Distance:484.0 parsec
1577.8 lightyears [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.82
Events
01 Jul 2019  –  IC4756 is well placed
01 Jul 2020  –  IC4756 is well placed
01 Jul 2021  –  IC4756 is well placed
01 Jul 2022  –  IC4756 is well placed
01 Jul 2023  –  IC4756 is well placed
01 Jul 2024  –  IC4756 is well placed
01 Jul 2025  –  IC4756 is well placed
01 Jul 2026  –  IC4756 is well placed

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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