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NGC 6259

NGC 6259
Object NGC 6259 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 6259 - open cluster of stars in the constellation Scorpii
Type: III2m -
The angular dimensions: 15.00'
magnitude: V=8.0m;
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 17h0m45.3s; Dec= -44°39'18"
Other names of the object NGC 6259 : OCL 996, ESO 277-SC22

Nearby objects: NGC 6257, NGC 6258, NGC 6260, NGC 6261

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