The Cocoon Nebula (Open Cluster)

Image of Cocoon Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Cocoon Nebula is visible in both the dusk and dawn skies. In the evening, it will become visible at around 18:51 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 22° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 4 hours and 46 minutes after the Sun at 22:32 (EST). In the morning, it will rise at 02:02 – 4 hours and 59 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 24° above the north-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:56.

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Name Cocoon Nebula
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
C 19
IC 5146
Cr 470
Magnitude:10.00 (V)[2]
7.82 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.62
Right Ascension:21h53m [1]
Declination:+47°16' [1]
Distance:852.0 parsec
2777.5 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.35




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