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NGC 6405 = M6

Open star cluster in Scorpius

Butterfly Cluster

Dreyer's description: Cl, L, iR, lC, st 7, 10...; = M6

Cross Identifications: GC 4318, h 3699, Lac 3.12. Butterfly Cluster; deCh 1, Ha 2.4, Bode 39; Mel 178, Cr 341 .

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    Right Ascension: 17 : 40.1 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: -32 : 13 (degrees : minutes)
    Distance: 2 (* 1,000 light years)
    Apparent Magnitude: 4.2
    Apparent Diameter: 15. (arc minutes)

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