NGC 6885

NGC 6885

NGC 6885
Observation data
Constellation Vulpecula
Right ascension 20h 12m 00s
Declination +26° 29′ 00″
Distance 1950 ly (600 pc)
Apparent magnitude (V) +5.7/+8.1
Apparent dimensions (V) 7′/18′
Physical characteristics
Other designations Caldwell 37

NGC 6885, also Caldwell 37, is an open cluster in the constellation Vulpecula. It shines at magnitude +5.7/+8.1.[1] Its celestial coordinates are RA 20h 12.0m, dec +26° 29′. It surrounds a naked-eye O or B-class star, and is located near M27 (Dumbbell nebula), the nebula IC 4954, and open clusters NGC 6882[1] and NGC 6940. It is 7'/18' across.[1]

Notes

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References

External links

  • NGC 6885 on WikiSky: DSS2, SDSS, GALEX, IRAS, Hydrogen α, X-Ray, Astrophoto, Sky Map, Articles and images
  • SEDS – NGC 6885
  • Simbad – NGC 6885
  • VizieR – NGC 6885
  • NED – NGC 6885