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NGC 6266

NGC 6266
Object NGC 6266 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

M62, NGC6266 - globular cluster of stars in the constellation Ophiuchi
Type: IV -
The angular dimensions: 15.00'
magnitude: V=6.4m;
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 17h1m12.6s; Dec= -30°6'42"
The distance from the Sun to NGC 6266: 21.5 thousand light years;
Other names of the object NGC 6266 : M 62, GCL 51, ESO 453-SC14

Nearby objects: NGC 6264, NGC 6265, NGC 6267, NGC 6268

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