Object #10 NGC6871

Sunday, May 18 2008 @ 03:02 MDT

Contributed by: evilscientist

NGC6871 - Open cluster in Cygnus
Object # 10 Object Name:NGC6871
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RA:20:05:59.00 Dec:35:46:38.00
Constellation:Cygnus Season:Summer
Magnitude:5.2 Type:Open Cluster
Description:
A small open cluster south east of Sadr in Cygnus. Not a lot of stars, but visible in both binoculars and a telescope from inside a city. Not visible with the unaided eye..
BINOCULAR TELESCOPE
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