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NGC 6242

NGC 6242
Object NGC 6242 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 6242 - open cluster of stars in the constellation Scorpii
Type: I3m -
The angular dimensions: 9.00'
magnitude: V=6.4m;
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 16h55m30.6s; Dec= -39°28'1"
Other names of the object NGC 6242 : OCL 1001, ESO 332-SC10

Nearby objects: NGC 6240, NGC 6241, NGC 6243, NGC 6244

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