The open cluster NGC 6997

Image of NGC 6997
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6997 is visible all night. It will become visible around 21:45 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 42° above your north-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:47, 59° above your north-western horizon.

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Name NGC 6997
Object Type Open Cluster
Position
Constellation:Cygnus
Magnitude:10.00 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:20h56m [1]
Declination:+44°37' [1]
Distance:760.0 parsec
2477.6 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.60

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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