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NGC 6611 = M16

Cluster associated with nebulosity in Serpens

associated with the Eagle Nebula

Dreyer's description: Cl, at least 100 st L & S; = M16

Cross Identifications: Roberts; Eagle Nebula, Star Queen Nebula; assoc with M16 .

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    Right Ascension: 18 : 18.8 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: -13 : 47 (degrees : minutes)
    Distance: 7 (* 1,000 light years)
    Apparent Magnitude: 6.0
    Apparent Diameter: 35. (arc minutes)

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