Constellation: Cygnus
Right Ascension: 20h 05m 59s
Declination: +35° 46.6′
Distance: 5133 ly
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NGC 6871 is a small young cluster located in Cygnus. Easily lost against the dense star fields of Cygnus. The cluster contains less that 50 members, but has several eclipsing binary stars, one being V 453 Cyg. Several dark nebula are also visible in the image.

Telescope: Explore Scientific 127 Refractor
Camera: ZWO 2600 MM