The open cluster NGC 6738

Image of NGC 6738
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 6738 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 22:57 (EDT) – 7 hours and 4 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 57° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 04:49.

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Name NGC 6738
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 396
Position
Constellation:Aquila
Magnitude:8.30 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:19h01m [1]
Declination:+11°36' [1]
Distance:700.0 parsec
2282.0 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-0.93

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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