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NGC 7063 (also Collinder 435 and OCL 192) is a magnitude +7.0 open star cluster located in the constellation Cygnus.

The cluster was discovered by British astronomer John Herschel using a 47.5 cm (18.7 inch) f/13 speculum reflecting telescope at Windsor Road in Slough, Berkshire, on the 19th August 1828.

Right Ascension 21h 24m 22.0s, Declination +36 29' 12"

NGC 7063



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Title: uvby--beta photoelectric photometry of NGC 7063
Authors: J.H. Pena, L. Fox Machado, R. Garrido

From uvby photometry of 75 stars in the direction of NGC 7063 we were able to determine membership of some stars and fix the distance (722 105 pc), log age (of 8.146) and reddening (E(b-y) = 0.091 0.039 mag) for the cluster.

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