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RA: 19h 56m 28.8s
Dec: +32° 21′ 16″
Ch: MSA:1172, U2:119, SA:8
Ref: SIMBAD, Collinder (1931), DAML02, Archinal&Hynes (2003)
Type: open cluster, 22m
Mag: B=?, V=14.2
NGC 6846. The RNGC position is 2 degrees too far south. At the correct position is a compact little cluster matching Stephan's description exactly: the three brightest stars are clear enough that he could see them, but the others are considerably fainter, so the entire group must have looked quite nebulous to him.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.0 mag open cluster.
POSS: nothing there.
15cm - not consp as cl though fld 20' N contains widespread grp of *s. BS,
25cm - inconsp assemblage of 35 *s nrly all m11.5-12.5. uniform spacing and
brtness of *s distinguishes it from fld. overall circ, 20' diam. BS,
- area found, seeming concen of fntr fld *s, but not consp as cl. BS,
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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