The open cluster NGC 6683

Image of NGC 6683
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 6683 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:39 (EST) – 3 hours and 58 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 28° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:31.

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Name NGC 6683
Object Type Open Cluster
Position
Constellation:Scutum
Magnitude:9.40 (V) [2]
9.93 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.53
Right ascension:18h42m [2]
Declination:-06°12' [2]
Distance:1.2 kpc
3.9 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-0.99

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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