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NGC 7084

NGC 7084, h 2123, GC 4675

RA: 21h 32m 33.1s
Dec: +17° 30′ 31″

Con: Pegasus
Ch: MSA:1214, U2:165, SA:17

Ref: NGC/IC, DAML02

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Type: open cluster

Mag: B=?, V=?

Size: 20′
PA: ?

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NGC 7084. JH calls this simply "A coarse scattered cluster." There is nothing obvious at his position, but about 30 seconds following there is indeed a cluster matching his description. JH has noted that the positions from the early sweeps are often untrustworthy, and this seems to be an example.

Examining this on the POSS1 shows that it extends on to the north and east from the core that JH apparently saw. The overall size is 18 arcmin by 16 arcmin, while the core is 10 arcmin by 9 arcmin. This cluster stands out pretty well on the POSS prints, so RNGC's "no cluster" is a bit surprising.

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Sulentic & Tifft (1973)

The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a nonexistent object. Their coded description reads NOCL S.

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