Cooling Tower Nebula (M29, NGC6913) is an open cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 7200 light years away in the constellation of Cygnus.
It is referred to as M(29) when it was catalogued by Charles Messier in 18th - 19th Century France. It is also referred to as NGC(6913) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue.
The Open Cluster's location is 20:23.9 (R.A.) and +38:32 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 7.00 Magnitude with an apparent dimension of 7.0 . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.
(M29,NGC6913) is a open cluster. It was discovered in 1764 by Charles Messier. It's location is RA(20:23.9), Dec(+38:32) and its distance is calculated 7.2 light years away. Its visual Brightness is 7.1. Its apparent dimensions measured in arcmins is 7.0.
|Name||Cooling Tower Nebula (M29, NGC6913)|
|Visual / Apparent Magnitude||7.00|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes|
|Year of Discovery||1764|
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