The open cluster IC 4996

Image of IC 4996
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , IC 4996 will become visible around 17:57 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 57° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 23:45.

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Name IC 4996
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 418
Position
Constellation:Cygnus
Magnitude:7.30 (V) [3]
7.87 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.57
Right ascension:20h16m [2]
Declination:+37°33' [2]
Distance:2.4 kpc
7.8 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.60

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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