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NGC 6885

Index NGC 6885

NGC 6885, also Caldwell 37, is an open cluster in the constellation Vulpecula. [1]

9 relations: Be star, Caldwell catalogue, Dumbbell Nebula, Light-year, NGC 6940, Open cluster, Parsec, Vulpecula, 20 Vulpeculae.

Be star

Be Stars are a heterogeneous set of stars with B spectral types and emission lines.

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Caldwell catalogue

The Caldwell Catalogue is an astronomical catalogue of 109 star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies for observation by amateur astronomers.

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Dumbbell Nebula

The Dumbbell Nebula (also known as Apple Core Nebula, Messier 27, M 27, or NGC 6853) is a planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula, at a distance of about 1,360 light-years.

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The light-year is a unit of length used to express astronomical distances and measures about 9.5 trillion kilometres or 5.9 trillion miles.

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NGC 6940

NGC 6940 is an open cluster in the constellation Vulpecula.

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Open cluster

An open cluster is a group of up to a few thousand stars that were formed from the same giant molecular cloud and have roughly the same age.

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The parsec (symbol: pc) is a unit of length used to measure large distances to astronomical objects outside the Solar System.

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Vulpecula is a faint constellation in the northern sky.

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20 Vulpeculae

20 Vulpeculae (20 Vul) is a blue-white main-sequence star (B7V), approximately 1,140 light years from Earth in the constellation Vulpecula and proximity of the open clusters NGC 6882 and NGC 6885 (Caldwell 37).

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NGC_6885

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