The Cocoon Nebula (Open Cluster)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Cocoon Nebula is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 19:01 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 71° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:41, 85° above your northern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:40, when it sinks below 22° above your north-western horizon.

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Name Cocoon Nebula
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
C 19
IC 5146
Cr 470
Magnitude:10.00 (V) [3]
7.82 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.62
Right ascension:21h53m [2]
Declination:+47°16' [2]
Distance:852.0 parsec
2777.5 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):0.35




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