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Observatory Parameters
Jan 18
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:22 18:53

Open Cluster NGC 6940 Open Cluster in Vulpecula Constellation

Size: 25' Magnitude: 6.3 Also known as OCL 141
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by Ajay_Mandke
Size: 2,064 × 1,379 px
Visual Field: 0.8º
Uploaded by Nuncius Australis RJ, Brazil
Size: 2,492 × 1,748 px
Visual Field: 0.4º
Uploaded by Paul_Hutchinson
Size: 1,877 × 1,597 px
Visual Field: 5.4º

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Open Cluster NGC 6940 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

20h 34m 32s
28º 16' 48''
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Last visited objects: NGC 6940

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