NGC6811 (Open cluster)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From San Diego , NGC6811 is visible all night. It will become visible around 20:45 (PDT), 57° above your north-eastern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:18, 76° above your northern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:00, 26° above your north-western horizon.

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Name NGC6811
Object type Open cluster
Other names
The Hole in a Cluster
NGC 6811[2]
Cr 402[3]
Mel 222[4]
Magnitude:6.80 (V) [4]
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
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.



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