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Star Cluster

NGC 6316 :
globular star cluster

NGC 6316 is a globular star cluster located in the constellation Ophiuchus . NGC 6316 is magnitude 8.43*, and is 5.2' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. NGC 6316
      1. Type:
      2. globular cluster
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 8.43
      1. Size:
      2. 5.2'
      1. Right Ascension:
      2. 17h 16m 37.30s
      1. Declination:
      2. -28° 08' 24.2"

    * One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.



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