The open cluster NGC 6823

Image of NGC 6823
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6823 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 21:23 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 56° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:37, 74° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 05:01, when it sinks below 22° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 6823
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 405
Magnitude:7.10 (V) [3]
7.71 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.61
Right ascension:19h43m [2]
Declination:+23°17' [2]
Distance:3.2 kpc
10.4 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-5.41
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.




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