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C93

NGC 6752

Proper NameNone
Caldwell NumberC93
NGC/IC NumberNGC 6752
Other DesignationsNot applicable
ConstellationPavo
Right Ascension19h 10m 52s
Declination-59° 59' 4"
Distancec.13,700 light years
c.4,200 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +5.4
Absolute: -7.6
DiameterApparent: 29'
Actual: 110 light years
Optimum VisibilityJuly / August (Usually visible from southern latitudes)

This, the most prominent cluster in the constellation of Pavo, is of the Globular type, and close to the plane of the Milky Way galaxy. It lies almost 14,000 light years across the galactic disc.

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