The open cluster NGC 6871

Image of NGC 6871
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 6871 is visible all night. It will become visible around 21:03 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 62° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:19, 83° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:37, 30° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 6871
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 413
Magnitude:5.20 (V) [3]
5.43 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.23
Right ascension:20h05m [2]
Declination:+35°46' [2]
Distance:1.6 kpc
5.1 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-5.79
Visibility from Cambridge

All times shown in Cambridge local time.




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