NGC : NGC6811

Information about NGC6811

General information

Open Cluster NGC6811 has the magnitude of 7 and is placed in Cygnus constellation. The cluster's apparent sizes are 13 angular minutes.
Because of low brightness and large angular size, cluster is available for observations through a 5-inch telescope.

Information for observations

Tonight, 2019-08-23, cluster NGC6811 will become observable at northwest as the dusk sky fades, 63° above your horizon, at 04:58. At 12:31 the object will sink below the horizon at north. Maximum elevation, 83° above horizon, will be reached at 02:39, when cluster will be placed at north.
 

NGC6811 on the sky map

NGC6811 on the sky map
Object type

Open Cluster

Alternative names

Constellation

Cygnus

Magnitude

7

Apparent size13'
Right ascension19h 37m 17s
Declination46° 23′ 18″

Catalogues

Messier

New General Catalogue (NGC)

NGC6811

International Catalogue (IC)

Nearest objects with greater magnitude
Object typeMagnitude
H V 46Double Star6
H I 94Double Star2.89
Celestial motion
Date: 2019-08-23
Astronomical night: 04:58 - 13:31 (GMT 0)
NGC6811 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk63°298° (Northwest)
Set12:31339° (North)
Maximum elevation

02:39

83°

360° (North)

Elevation

NGC6811 Celestial motion