[M21 image]

NGC 6531 = M21

Open star cluster in Sagittarius

Dreyer's description: Cl, pRi, lC, st 9...12; = M21

Cross Identifications: GC 4367, h 1993. Bode 50 .

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    Right Ascension: 18 : 04.6 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: -22 : 30 (degrees : minutes)
    Distance: 4.25 (* 1,000 light years)
    Apparent Magnitude: 5.9
    Apparent Diameter: 13. (arc minutes)

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