NGC 6756

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NGC 6756
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension19h 08m 44.(9)s[1]
Declination+04° 43′ 0(1)″[1]
Distance6,363 ly (1,951[1] pc)
Apparent magnitude (V)10.6[2]
Apparent dimensions (V)4.0′[3]
Physical characteristics
Other designationsCr 398, 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]


  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:1308.5822, Bibcode:2013A&A...558A..53K, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201322302, S2CID 118548517.
  2. ^ a b "NGC 6756". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2019-09-23.
  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″