NGC6883
DSS image of NGC6883
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC6883, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC6883
Overlaid DSS image of NGC6883, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Type  Open Cluster
Magnitude  8
Size  15'
RA (2000)  20h 11' 19.7"
Dec (2000)  35° 49' 56" N
Constellation  Cygnus
Description  Cl, pRi, ** inv

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
26 Aug 2006 TIMPA, Avra Valley, AZ (map)
28cm f/10 SCT Gypsy

Several clumps of stars in heavy Milky Way starfield, difficult to ID as a distinct cluster, sparse, poorly detached, with a wide range of magnitudes, confirmed against photo in NSG, drawing incorporates only what appears to be the cluster
Other Data Sources for NGC6883
Nearby objects for NGC6883
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.