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NGC 6883

NGC 6883, Cl Collinder 415, C 2009+357, Ocl 152.0, Ocl 152, COCD 480, h 2070, GC 4558

RA: 20h 11m 18s
Dec: +35° 50′ 0″

Con: Cygnus
Ch: MSA:1149, U2:119, SA:9

Ref: SIMBAD, Collinder (1931), DAML02, Archinal&Hynes (2003)

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Type: open cluster, 42mn

Mag: B=?, V=8

Size: 35′
PA: ?

Published comments

Trumpler, R.J. (1928)

Trumpler (Lick Obs Bul, Vol 14, No. 420) gives the diameter as 15' and the class as 4 3 p.

Roslund, C. (1960)

Roslund, C. (1960) Remarks on Some New and Some Known Galactic Clusters. PASP, 72(426), 205. [1960PASP...72..205R]

"The two brightest stars are of type B and show continuous emission in the ultraviolet. Others stars are two OB and three OB- stars, one of type B9 II and several early main sequence A stars."

Sulentic & Tifft (1973)

The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 8.0 mag open cluster.

Modern observations

Brian Skiff

POSS: pair in pa45. triangle ~3'.5 diam. pair NW fntr (m11,12).

WDS: brtr pair = ADS13486AD: 10.4,10.5; 17"; 52. pair NW = ADS 13490:

10.2,11.5; 8".5; 359, lies 1'.8 NE from -86.

6cm - nothing but a few *s in Milky Way.

15cm - hardly distinguishable from fld @ 80x. BS, 15Oct1990, Anderson Mesa.

25cm - about 1deg E of 27 Cyg. loose grp w/doz *s. br *s form triangle. to NW

and SW are pairs, NW being fntr. 4' diam. 180x.

30cm - 10 *s or so in 5; cl, no concen. roughly triangular w/30" pair in pa45

on S side.

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