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NGC 6025

Proper NameNone
Caldwell NumberC95
NGC/IC NumberNGC 6025
ConstellationTriangulum Australe
Right Ascension16h 3m 17s
Declination-60° 25' 54"
Distancec.2,600 light years
c.800 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +5.1
Absolute: -4.3
DiameterApparent: 14'
Actual: 10 light years
Number of Starsc. 500
Optimum VisibilityJune (Usually visible from southern latitudes)
NotesAn open cluster of hot blue stars in Triangulum Australe, along the Milky Way from Alpha Centauri. Though the cluster contains hundreds of stars, some thirty stand out among them, reaching seventh magnitude and therefore clearly visible with even a small telescope.

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