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Observatory Parameters
Dec 14
Clouds: Seeing:
Waning Crescent
03:46 14:54

Butterfly Cluster · M 6 Open Cluster in Scorpius Constellation

Size: 33' Magnitude: 4.2 Also known as NGC 6405, ESO 455-SC30, OCL 1030
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Visual Field: 0.4º
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Hourly Elevation Dec 14

Butterfly Cluster as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

17h 40m 19s
-32º 15' 30''
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