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NGC 6885 and NGC 6882

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NGC 6885 and NGC 6882 NGC 6885 and NGC 6882

NGC6885 and NGC6882 are a pair of overlapping open clusters located in Vulpecula. NGC 6885 is the small group of brighter stars, and NGC 6882 is the set of fainter stars or possibly it is Collinder 416 as there is some confusion from William Herschel observations. Age is estimated at 1.4 billion years.

Additional Info

  • Constellation: Vulpecula
  • Right Ascension: 20h 11m 56s
  • Declination: 26d 29m 20s
  • Distance (Lightyears): 2,000
  • Telescope: Orion ED80cft Refractor
  • Camera: ZWO ASI071 OSC cmos
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