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C76

NGC 6231

Proper NameNone
Caldwell NumberC76
NGC/IC NumberNGC 6231
Other DesignationsNot applicable
ConstellationScorpius
Right Ascension16h 54m 9s
Declination-41° 49' 36"
Distancec.5,600 light years
c.1,700 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +2.6
Absolute: -7.9
DiameterApparent: 14' 06"
Actual: 17 light years
Optimum VisibilityJune

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