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NGC 6231

Cluster associated with nebulosity in Scorpius

Dreyer's description: Cl, B, cL, pRi, st 10...13

Cross Identifications: GC 4245, h 3652, Lac 2.13, Dun 499. Table of Scorpius Cl.; 150 Sco, Ha 1.7, Halley 20, Mel 153, Cr 315 .

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    Right Ascension: 16 : 54.0 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: -41 : 48 (degrees : minutes)
    Apparent Magnitude: 2.6
    Apparent Diameter: 15. (arc minutes)

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