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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Open Cluster NGC 6871 Open Cluster in Cygnus Constellation

Size: 30' Magnitude: 5.2 Also known as OCL 148
Credit: NGC/IC Project
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Visual Field: 1.3º
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ISO: 150
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Size: 2,615 × 1,746 px
Visual Field: 1.6º
ISO: 1,600
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Visual Field: 1.5º
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Visual Field: 1.5º
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Visual Field: 0.8º

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Open Cluster NGC 6871 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

20h 06m 27s
35º 47' 24''
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Last visited objects: NGC 6871

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