The Eagle Nebula (Open Cluster)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 120 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Eagle Nebula is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:30 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 34° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:04.

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Name Eagle Nebula
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Star Queen Nebula
M 16[1]
NGC 6611[3]
Cr 375[4]
Mel 198[5]
Position
Constellation:Serpens Cauda
Magnitude:6.00 (V) [5]
6.58 (B) [3]
B-V Color (mag):0.58
Right ascension:18h18m [3]
Declination:-13°48' [3]
Distance:1.8 kpc
5.9 klyr [2]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-5.28
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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