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NGC 6475 = M7

Open star cluster in Scorpius

The Scorpion's Tail, Ptolemy's Cluster

Dreyer's description: Cl, vB, pRi, lC, st 7...12; = M7

Cross Identifications: GC 4340, h 3710, Lac 2.14. Ptolemy's Cluster; Ha 2.2, Bode 46 ?, Ptolemy 567, Ulegh Begh 564, Halley 29; Mel 183, Cr 354 .

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    Right Ascension: 17 : 53.9 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: -34 : 49 (degrees : minutes)
    Distance: 0.8 (* 1,000 light years)
    Apparent Magnitude: 3.3
    Apparent Diameter: 80. (arc minutes)

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