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 the dawn sky, rising at 22:39 (EDT) – 7 hours and 44 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 48° above the north-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:14.

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Name Cocoon Nebula
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
C 19
IC 5146
Cr 470
Position
Constellation:Cygnus
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

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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