NGC : NGC7063

Information about NGC7063

General information

NGC7063 is the open cluster at magnitude 7 that is placed in Cygnus constellation and has apparent size of 8 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 NGC7063 will become observable at west as the dusk sky fades, 83° above your horizon, at 04:58. At 12:52 the object will sink below the horizon at northwest. Maximum elevation, 87° above horizon, will be reached at 04:26, when cluster will be placed at south.
 

NGC7063 on the sky map

NGC7063 on the sky map
Object type

Open Cluster

Alternative names

Constellation

Cygnus

Magnitude

7

Apparent size8'
Right ascension21h 24m 24s
Declination36° 29′ 0″

Catalogues

Messier

New General Catalogue (NGC)

NGC7063

International Catalogue (IC)

Nearest objects with greater magnitude
Object typeMagnitude
H IV 113Double Star6.62
H IV 18*Double Star5.2
H IV 39Double Star6.67
H V 44Double Star5.89
H V 43Double Star6.08
H VI 57Double Star5.69
Celestial motion
Date: 2019-08-23
Astronomical night: 04:58 - 13:31 (GMT 0)
NGC7063 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk83°251° (West)
Set12:52320° (Northwest)
Maximum elevation

04:26

87°

182° (South)

Elevation

NGC7063 Celestial motion