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NGC 6253

NGC 6253
Object NGC 6253 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 6253 - open cluster of stars in the constellation Arae
Type: I3m -
The angular dimensions: 4.00'
magnitude: V=10.2m;
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 16h59m6.1s; Dec= -52°42'57"
Other names of the object NGC 6253 : OCL 972, ESO 180-SC2

Nearby objects: NGC 6251, NGC 6252, NGC 6254, NGC 6255

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