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.


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

About the Image

NASA press release
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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
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Distance:13000 light years

Image Formats

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Position (RA):18 3 39.74
Position (Dec):-24° 22' 44.89"
Field of view:2.46 x 2.51 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 55.2° left of vertical

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