NGC 6756

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NGC 6756
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Aquila
Right ascension 19h 08m 44.(9)s[1]
Declination +04° 43′ 0(1)″[1]
Distance 6,363 ly (1,951[1] pc)
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.5[2]
Apparent dimensions (V) 4.0′[3]
Physical characteristics
Other designations C1906+046, OCISM 20, OLC 99.[2]
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 6756 is a small open star cluster in the constellation Aquila, close to NGC 6755.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kharchenko, N. V.; et al. (2013), "Global survey of star clusters in the Milky Way. II. The catalogue of basic parameters", Astronomy & Astrophysics, 558: A53, arXiv:1308.5822Freely accessible, Bibcode:2013A&A...558A..53K, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201322302. 
  2. ^ a b "SIMBAD Astronomical Database". Results for Messier 41. Retrieved 2006-12-21. 
  3. ^ a b O'Meara, Steve (2007). Herschel 400 Observing Guide. Cambridge University Press. p. 249. ISBN 9780521858939. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 19h 08m 42s, +04° 42′ 18″