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Star Cluster

NGC 6517 :
globular star cluster

NGC 6517 is a globular star cluster located in the constellation Ophiuchus . NGC 6517 is magnitude 10.23*, and is 4' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. NGC 6517
      1. Type:
      2. globular cluster
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 10.23
      1. Size:
      2. 4'
      1. Right Ascension:
      2. 18h 01m 50.52s
      1. Declination:
      2. -08° 57' 31.6"

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



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