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NGC6940

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NGC6940 is an open cluster located in Vulpecula. Some what difficult to see the cluster against the rich background of stars, the actual cluster contains several hundred members. Estimated age is 700+ million years and at distance of 2,500 light years.

Additional Info

  • Constellation: Vulpecula
  • Right Ascension: 20h 34m 26s
  • Declination: +28° 17′ 00″
  • Distance (Lightyears): 2,500
  • Telescope: Explore Scientific 127 Refractor
  • Camera: ZWO 1600MM Mono cmos
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