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NGC 6242

Open star cluster in Scorpius

Dreyer's description: Cl, B, L, Ri, st 8...11

Cross Identifications: GC 4249, h 3654, Lac 1.10, Dun 520. 155 Sco, Mel 155, Cr 317 .

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    Right Ascension: 16 : 55.6 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: -39 : 30 (degrees : minutes)
    Apparent Magnitude: 6.4
    Apparent Diameter: 9. (arc minutes)

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