NGC 6866

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NGC 6866
NGC 6866.png
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Cygnus
Right ascension 20h 3.7m[1]
Declination +44° 00′[1]
Distance 3900 Ly (1450 pc)
Apparent magnitude (V) 7.6
Apparent dimensions (V) 7'
Physical characteristics
Other designations C2002+438, OCL 183
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 6866 is an open cluster in the constellation Cygnus. It was discovered by Caroline Herschel on 23 July 1783.


  1. ^ a b "NGC 6866". Results for NGC 6866. Retrieved 2008-09-29. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 20h 03m 42s, +44° 00′ 00″