The Eagle Nebula (Open Cluster)

Image of Eagle Nebula
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 not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 12° above the horizon at dawn.

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