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NGC 6981 = M72

Globular star cluster in Aquarius

Dreyer's description: glob. cl. , pB, pL, R, gmCM, rrr; = M72

Cross Identifications: GC 4608, h 2090. PM; BD -13 5783 .

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    Right Ascension: 20 : 53.5 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: -12 : 32 (degrees : minutes)
    Distance: 55.4 (* 1,000 light years)
    Apparent Magnitude: 9.4
    Apparent Diameter: 5.9 (arc minutes)

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