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NGC 6218 = M12

Globular star cluster in Ophiuchus

Dreyer's description: !! glob. cl. , vB, vL, iR, gmbM, rrr, st 10...; = M12

Cross Identifications: GC 4238, h 1971. Bode 32; BD -01 3245 .

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    Right Ascension: 16 : 47.2 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: -01 : 57 (degrees : minutes)
    Distance: 16.0 (* 1,000 light years)
    Apparent Magnitude: 6.6
    Apparent Diameter: 14.5 (arc minutes)

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