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 in the dawn sky, rising at 22:03 (EDT) – 7 hours and 54 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 63° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 04:44.

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

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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