The open cluster NGC 6940

Image of NGC 6940
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6940 is visible all night. It will become visible around 21:47 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 39° above your eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:45, 52° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 6940
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 424
Mel 232
Position
Constellation:Vulpecula
Magnitude:6.30 (V)[2]
6.98 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.68
Right Ascension:20h34m [1]
Declination:+28°16' [1]
Distance:770.0 parsec
2510.2 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.13

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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