[M56 image]

NGC 6779 = M56

Globular star cluster in Lyra

Dreyer's description: glob. cl. , B, L, iR, gvmCM, rrr, st 11...14; = M56

Cross Identifications: GC 4485, h 2036. BD +29 3538 .

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    Right Ascension: 19 : 16.6 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: +30 : 11 (degrees : minutes)
    Distance: 32.9 (* 1,000 light years)
    Apparent Magnitude: 8.3
    Apparent Diameter: 7.1 (arc minutes)

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