|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'
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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