The Eagle Nebula (Open Cluster)

Image of Eagle Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 35 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Eagle Nebula is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 20° above the horizon at dusk.

Name Eagle Nebula
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Star Queen Nebula
M 16
NGC 6611
Collinder 375
Melotte 198
Position
Constellation:Serpens Cauda
Brightness (V):Mag 6.0
Right Ascension:18h18m
Declination:-13°46'
Distance:1.8 kpc
5.9 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-5.28

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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