The Cooling Tower (Open Cluster)

Image of Cooling Tower
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Cooling Tower is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 20:44 (EDT) – 9 hours and 6 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 77° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 04:33.

Name Cooling Tower
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
M 29
NGC 6913
Cr 422
Position
Constellation:Cygnus
Magnitude:6.60 (V)[1]
7.30 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.70
Right Ascension:20h23m [1]
Declination:+38°30' [1]
Distance:1.1 kpc
3.7 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.70

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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