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NGC 7063

NGC 7063, Cl Collinder 435, COCD 497, h 2117, GC 4662

RA: 21h 24m 24s
Dec: +36° 29′ 0″

Con: Cygnus
Ch: MSA:1146, U2:121, SA:9

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

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Type: open cluster, 31p

Mag: B=7.32, V=7

Size: 9′
PA: ?

Published comments

Trumpler, R.J. (1928)

Trumpler (Lick Obs Bul, Vol 14, No. 420) gives the diameter as 8' and the class as 2 2 p.

Sulentic & Tifft (1973)

The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 9.0 mag open cluster.

Modern observations

Brian Skiff

WDS: ADS14949 and 14953 are inv.

Hoag: br * SW V=8.89/-0.02.

15cm - br but sparse grp not well detached from fld. 8' diam w/35 *s counted

@ 140x. brtst is m9 * isolated on SW. about 10 of the 35 *s are fairly

br, m9-12. 69 Cyg in same 50x/1.2deg fld, 20' NE. BS, 1Jun1989,

Anderson Mesa.

25cm - loosely concen @ 90x. 18 *s in 10' area. loose & poor but fairly br.

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