The Wild Duck Cluster (M11)

Image of the Wild Duck Cluster
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , the Wild Duck Cluster will become visible around 19:26 (EDT), 40° above your southern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 00:21.

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Name The Wild Duck Cluster (M11)
Object type Open cluster
Other names
The Wild Duck Cluster
The Scutum Salt-and-Pepper
M11[1]
NGC 6705[3]
Cr 391[4]
Mel 213[5]
Position
Constellation:Scutum
Magnitude:5.80 (V) [5]
6.32 (B) [3]
B-V Color (mag):0.52
Right ascension:18h51m [3]
Declination:-06°16' [3]
Distance:1.9 kpc
6.1 klyr [2]
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-5.57
Visibility from Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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