The Hole in a Cluster (Open Cluster)

Image of Hole in a Cluster
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Hole in a Cluster is visible in both the dusk and dawn skies. In the evening, it will become visible around 18:04 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 24° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 5 hours and 18 minutes after the Sun at 22:11 (EST). In the morning, it will rise at 00:55 – 6 hours and 21 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 32° above the north-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 06:05.

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Name Hole in a Cluster
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6811
Cr 402
Mel 222
Magnitude:6.80 (V) [3]
7.47 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.67
Right ascension:19h37m [2]
Declination:+46°23' [2]
Distance:1.2 kpc
4.0 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-3.62




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