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NGC 6656 = M22

Globular star cluster in Sagittarius

Dreyer's description: !!, glob. cl. , vB, vL, R, vRi, vmC, st 11...15; = M22

Cross Identifications: GC 4424, h 2015, h 3753, Lac 1.12. deCh 17, Bode 57, Ihle (1665) .

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    Right Ascension: 18 : 36.4 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: -23 : 54 (degrees : minutes)
    Distance: 10.4 (* 1,000 light years)
    Apparent Magnitude: 5.1
    Apparent Diameter: 24.0 (arc minutes)

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