The open cluster NGC 6649

Image of NGC 6649
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 6649 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 20:43 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 36° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:05, 37° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 00:17, when it sinks below 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 6649
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 384
Mel 206
Magnitude:8.90 (V) [3]
10.35 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):1.45
Right ascension:18h33m [2]
Declination:-10°24' [2]
Distance:1.4 kpc
4.5 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-1.78




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