NGC 6834

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NGC 6834
Ngc 6834.jpg
Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)
Right ascension 19h 52.2m[1]
Declination +29° 25′[1]
Distance 7,002 ly (2,147 pc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 7.8[1]
Physical characteristics
Estimated age 65 ± 18 myr[2]
Other designations C 1950+292.[1]
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 6834 is an open cluster of stars located about 7,000 light years from the Sun in the constellation Vulpecula. It has a visual magnitude of 7.8 and an estimated age of 65 million years.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "NGC 6834 -- Open (galactic) Cluster". Retrieved 2011-02-04. 
  2. ^ a b c Paunzen, E.; Netopil, M. (October 2006). "On the current status of open-cluster parameters". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 371 (4): 1641–1647. arXiv:astro-ph/0607421. Bibcode:2006MNRAS.371.1641P. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2006.10783.x.