The open cluster NGC 7261

Image of NGC 7261
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 7261 is visible in the dawn sky, becoming accessible around 02:11 (EDT), when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach an altitude of 42° before fading from view as dawn breaks at 05:15.

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Name NGC 7261
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 450
Position
Constellation:Cepheus
Magnitude:8.40 (V) [3]
9.20 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.80
Right ascension:22h20m [2]
Declination:+58°03' [2]
Distance:1.7 kpc
5.5 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-2.73

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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