The open cluster NGC 6709

Image of NGC 6709
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , NGC 6709 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 21:45 (PDT) as the dusk sky fades, 51° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:21, 52° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:59, when it sinks below 21° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 6709
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 392
Mel 214
Magnitude:6.70 (V) [3]
7.18 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.48
Right ascension:18h51m [2]
Declination:+10°19' [2]
Distance:1.1 kpc
3.5 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-3.46
Visibility from Seattle

All times shown in Seattle local time.




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