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Observatory Parameters
Nov 24
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:43 22:09

Open Cluster NGC 6259 Open Cluster in Scorpius Constellation

Size: 10' Magnitude: 8.0
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by duczmal
Size: 3,336 × 2,526 px
Visual Field: 1.0º

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21.6
17h 00m 48s
-44º 39' 00''
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Last visited objects: NGC 6259

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