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NGC 6256

NGC 6256
Object NGC 6256 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 6256 - globular cluster of stars in the constellation Scorpii
Type: GCL -
The angular dimensions: 4.10'
magnitude: V=11.3m;
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 16h59m32.6s; Dec= -37°7'15"
Other names of the object NGC 6256 : GCL 49.1, ESO 391-SC6, vdB-Hagen 208

Nearby objects: NGC 6254, NGC 6255, NGC 6257, NGC 6258

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