Ground-based telescopic view of NGC 6791

This is a ground-based telescopic view of NGC 6791, located 13,300 light-years away in the constellation Lyra.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, DSS, and L. Bedin (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0825b
Type:Observation
Release date:10 July 2008, 15:00
Size:1799 x 2315 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 6791
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
Distance:13000 light years
Constellation:Lyra
Category:Star Clusters

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):19 20 56.42
Position (Dec):37° 44' 46.32"
Field of view:30.26 x 38.95 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.1° right of vertical

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