|Object NGC 6342 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 6342 - globular cluster of stars in the constellation Ophiuchi|
Type: IV -
The angular dimensions: 4.40'
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 17h21m10.2s; Dec= -19°35'12"
Other names of the object NGC 6342 : GCL 61, ESO 587-SC6
Nearby objects: NGC 6340
, NGC 6341
, NGC 6343
, NGC 6344
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