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NGC 6218

NGC 6218
Object NGC 6218 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

M12, NGC6218 - globular cluster of stars in the constellation Ophiuchi
Type: IX -
The angular dimensions: 16.00'
magnitude: V=6.1m;
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 16h47m14.5s; Dec= -1°56'50"
The distance from the Sun to NGC 6218: 17.6 thousand light years;
Other names of the object NGC 6218 : M 12, GCL 46

Nearby objects: NGC 6216, NGC 6217, NGC 6219, NGC 6220

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