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Star Cluster

Butterfly Cluster:
open star cluster

Butterfly Cluster is a open star cluster located in the constellation Scorpius . Butterfly Cluster is magnitude 4.20*, and is 20' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Butterfly Cluster
      1. Type:
      2. open cluster
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 4.20
      1. Size:
      2. 20'
      1. Right Ascension:
      2. 17h 40.1m
      1. Declination:
      2. -32° 13'
      1. Messier #:
      2. M6

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



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