|Object NGC 6268 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 6268 - open cluster of stars in the constellation Scorpii|
Type: II2p -
The angular dimensions: 6.00'
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 17h2m4.1s; Dec= -39°43'16"
Other names of the object NGC 6268 : OCL 1002, ESO 332-SC17
Nearby objects: NGC 6266
, NGC 6267
, NGC 6269
, NGC 6270
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