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V U L P E C U L A

 

ori.gif (1448 bytes) Mythology and history

Mythology of Vulpecula

        The constellation of Vulpecula, the fox was added by Hevelius in 1687 in century XVII, its old name was Vulpecula cum Ansere or the vixen with ansar.

 

Characteristics

          Vulpecula, or the fox, is a small nailed square constellation of 278 in the North hemisphere closely together of the galactic equator of our galaxy, the Milky Route nailed to the south of the Cygnus swan, and rich in shining stellar fields and weak stars. Vulpecula is visible in the North hemisphere and the south until latitudes of South 50 from June to December, culminating during the month of September in the North hemisphere on our heads, in the zenith.

                Vulpecula limits the north with the constellations of Cygnus and Lyra, to the east with Hercules, the south with the constellations of Sagitta and Delphinus and to the west with the constellation of Pegasus.

                Vulpecula I located the 21 of June of 1985 at the age of 17 years from the locality of Inca, Majorca, Spain to it

 

 

Constellation of Vulpecula

 

Main stars

       Alpha, a; one is in the Eastern sector of the constellation, has a magnitude of 4.44 and of red color, Anser is also denominated ; Earth light is to 297 years, is a red giant 115 times more luminous than the Sun, is a double star whose secondary it has a magnitude of 5,81.

      13; located in the center of the constellation, it is a star of 4.60 magnitude and white; also it is a double star whose secondary it has a brightness 7,40. Light of us is to 359 years is 150 times more shining than the Sun.

     

  Other objects

     M 27; famous planetary nebula denominated Dumbble of magnitude 7.3 of 480"x3 ' of diameter arc, is an irregular shining nebula and releases.

 

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C L U S T E R

NGC:6940

M: -- R.A.: 20h.32m. Dec: 2808'
Mag: 7.6 Dim: 20'x10' AOC: 350 CNAO: 102
D.S.S.: 00h.45m.(UT); 21-June-1985  

ngc6940

 

          NOTE: One is in a rich zone. One is a precious stellar cluster easy to locate, is shining, great and observable in nebular form with a high degree of gradient.

 

C L U S T E R

NGC:6882

M: -- R.A.: 20h.10m. Dec: 2628'
Mag: 8.6 Dim: 18 AOC: 351 CNAO: 103
D.S.S.: 00h.53m.(UT); 21-June-1985  

C L U S T E R

NGC:6885

M: -- R.A.: 20h.10m. Dec: 2620'
Mag: 8.4 Dim: 10 AOC: 352 CNAO: 104
D.S.S.: 00h.53m.(UT); 21-June-1985  

ngc6882-85

 

        NOTE: NGC6882: One is in a rich zone. One is a stellar cluster shining, easy to identify, great and luminous, in addition to pretty and rich. It has a slight concentration towards the center and emphasizing you triaccept them formed by triangle. The stellar cluster is formed by thirty stars of similar rank of brightness.

        NGC6885: One is to only 8' to the north of NGC 6882. It has an appreciable concentration towards the center. Formed, the stellar cluster, by ten stars of similar rank of brightness.

 

PLANETARY NEBULAE

NGC:6853 M:27

R.A.: 19h.57m.

Dec: 2235'

Mag: 7.6 Dim: 8' x 4' AOC: 353 CNAO: 105
D.S.S.: 1h.14m.(UT); 21-June-1985  

m27

 

       NOTE: One is in a very rich zone. One is the famous Dumbell. Planetary nebula par excellence of the summer next to M56. He is very great, I observe two zones of brightness corresponding to the nucleus and the expelled layers, the star is not observed cause of the such beauty, is observed therefore, an irregular smooth disc without being able to observe plans of annular structure.

 

D O U B L E

Nom: S2665 R.A.: 20h.12m.

Dec: 2204'

Mag: 7.9, 7.9 Sep.: 6.2" P.A.: 8 Nat: f? Spec.: A, A
AOC: 354 DSC: 249 D.S.S.: 21h.23m.(UT); 23-June-1985

sigma2665

 

        NOTE: One is in a rich zone. Both components are of the same magnitude, are slightly united unfolding itself with the eyeglass of 50x, both I see them of white color.

 

D O U B L E

Nom: S2663 R.A.: 20h.15m.

Dec: 2322'

Mag: 8.1, 8.6 Sep.: 5.4" P.A.: 324 Nat: f? Spec.: A, A
AOC: 355 DSC: 250 D.S.S.: 21h.34m.(UT); 23-June-1985

sigma2663

 

        NOTE: One is in a rich zone. There is a slight difference of brightness, between the components, are slightly together, both components I see them of white color, is unfolded without difficulty with the eyeglass of 50x.

 

C L U S T E R

NGC: 6815

M: -- R.A.: 19h.39m. Dec: 2644'
Mag: 10.0 Dim: 10' x 6' AOC: 360 CNAO: 107
D.S.S.: 22h.37m.(UT); 23-June-1985  

ngc6815

 

      NOTE: Very rich is in a zone. It is a precious stellar cluster formed by star infinity grouped in a field of 10'. The it very hard has like characteristic concentration towards the center, in addition, to emphasize, and to have a moderate rank of brightness.

 

C L U S T E R

NGC:6800

M: -- R.A.: 19h.24m. Dec: 2505'
Mag: 11.0 Dim: 10' AOC: 361 CNAO: 108
D.S.S.: 22h.43m.(UT); 23-June-1985  

ngc6800

 

            NOTE: One is in a zone, very very rich. It is a stellar cluster very shining and of complicated identification due to the very rich field in which one is. It has a moderate concentration towards the center, with a moderate rank of brightness, without apparent structure.

 

GLOBULAR CLUSTER

NGC:6838

M: 71

R.A.: 19h.51m.

Dec: 1839'

Mag: 8.8 Dim: 6 AOC: 390 CNAO: 113
D.S.S.: 22h.26m.(UT); 17-July-1985  

m71

 

        NOTE: One is in a zone, very very rich. It is a shining globular cluster, of easy location and small dimensions. Two zones of brightness are distinguished corresponding to the nucleus and the crown.

 

D O U B L E

Nom: S2457 R.A.: 19h.05m.

Dec: 2231'

Mag: 7.2,8.9 Sep.: 10" P.A.: 55 Nat: ? Spec.: A, ?
AOC: 791 DSC: 586 D.S.S.: 1h.11m.(UT); 7-June-1987

D O U B L E

Nom: S2455 R.A.: 19h.05m.

Dec: 2205'

Mag: 7.5, 8.5 Sep.: 6.9" P.A.: 36 Nat:op? Spec.: A, B
AOC: 792 DSC: 587 D.S.S.: 1h.38m.(UT); 7-June-1987

sigma2457 & Sigma 2455

 

        NOTE: S 2457: One is in a very rich zone. A remarkable difference of brightness between the components exists, are something together, unfolding itself with the eyeglass of 50x, the main one I see white it, however, profit not to identify the color of the secondary one.

        S 2455: One is to only 30' to the south of S 2457. One is one analogous double in relation to the separation, the difference of brightness, the magnitudes and even in his angle of position. The main one, like no, also, I see white it, however, it is this case I identify the blue color like corresponding to the secondary one. Perhaps, and this bond like joke, is also blue the secondary one of S 2457.

 

D O U B L E

Nom: S 2445 R.A.: 19h.02m.

Dec: 2315'

Mag: 7.1,8.7 Sep.: 13" P.A.: 264 Nat: ? Spec.: A, B
AOC: 793 DSC: 588 D.S.S.: 1h.40m.(UT); 7-June-1987 (Prisma)

sigma2445

 

       NOTE: One is in a zone, very very rich. Perhaps there is a slight difference of brightness between the components, in her I observe, who the main one seems to see it blue and the secondary something to me darker, of clear a blue color. It is unfolded without difficulty with the eyeglass of 50x.

 

D O U B L E

Nom: S2523 R.A.: 19h.25m.

Dec: 2103'

Mag: 7.5, 7.8 Sep.: 6.4" P.A.: 150 Nat: f Spec.: A, A
AOC: 805 DSC: 600 D.S.S.: 21h.44m.(UT); 18-June-1987

sigma2523

 

        NOTE: One is in a partially rich zone. There is a slight difference of brightness between the components, are something tight, I observe of white color the components of the double, is unfolded without makes difficult with the eyeglass of of 50x, is one of those doubles that make history, is precious.

 

D O U B L E

Nom: S 2540 R.A.: 19h.32m.

Dec: 2018'

Mag: 7.4, 8.9 Sep.: 5.1" P.A.: 147 Nat: f Spec.: B, A
AOC: 806 DSC: 601 D.S.S.: 21h.50m.(UT); 18-June-1987

sigma2540

 

           NOTE: One is in a rich field. There is a remarkable difference of brightness between the components, are something tight with the eyeglass of 50x. The main one I see it blue, however, the secondary one I create to see it of clear off-white color.

 

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