The open cluster NGC 7226

Image of NGC 7226
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 7226 is visible all night. It will become visible around 17:45 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 73° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 18:40, 75° above your northern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:16, when it sinks below 21° above your north-western horizon.

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Name NGC 7226
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 446
Magnitude:9.60 (V) [3]
10.11 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.51
Right ascension:22h10m [2]
Declination:+55°23' [2]
Distance:2.6 kpc
8.5 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-2.49




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