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Star Cluster

NGC 6496 :
globular star cluster

NGC 6496 is a globular star cluster located in the constellation Scorpius . NGC 6496 is magnitude 8.54*, and is 5.8' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. NGC 6496
      1. Type:
      2. globular cluster
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 8.54
      1. Size:
      2. 5.8'
      1. Right Ascension:
      2. 17h 59m 02.84s
      1. Declination:
      2. -44° 15' 57.4"

    * One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.



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