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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Open Cluster NGC 6568 Open Cluster in Sagittarius Constellation

Size: 12' Magnitude: 8.6 Also known as ESO 590-SC6, OCL 28
Credit: NGC/IC Project
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Visual Field: 2.4º
ISO: 800
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Size: 1,897 × 1,499 px

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Open Cluster NGC 6568 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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18h 12m 44s
-21º 35' 00''
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