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 Cambridge , NGC 7261 is visible all night. It will become visible around 19:01 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 64° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:07, 74° above your northern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 05:12, when it sinks below 22° above your north-western horizon.

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Name NGC 7261
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 450
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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