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Weather for Jul 29 Night
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12:42 00:00

Open Cluster NGC 6242 Open Cluster in Scorpius Constellation

Size: 9' Magnitude: 6.4 Also known as ESO 332-SC10, OCL 1001
Credit: NGC/IC Project
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Uploaded by Nuncius Australis RJ, Brazil
Uploaded by Nuncius Australis
Uploaded by Nuncius Australis
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Hourly Elevation Jul 29

Maximum elevation of Open Cluster NGC 6242 occurs at 21:33 hours

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Mid July

Data Sheet

16h 55m 30s
-39º 28' 01''
Last visited objects: NGC 6242