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Palomar 6 :
globular star cluster

Palomar 6 is a globular star cluster located in the constellation Ophiuchus . Palomar 6 is magnitude 11.55*, and is 1.2' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Palomar 6
      1. Type:
      2. globular cluster
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 11.55
      1. Size:
      2. 1.2'
      1. Right Ascension:
      2. 17h 43m 42.20s
      1. Declination:
      2. -26° 13' 21.0"

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



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