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name: messier 72
name (alternate): ngc 6981
typ (catalog): globular cluster (messier)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 20 h 53 m 27.7 s dec: -12 ° 32 ' 14.3 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 20.89083 dec: -11.46269 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
55.00 thousand lightyears convert this
brightness (visible):
9.35 mag
redshift:
not added yet
constellation:
aquarius (aqr) symbolism: the water bearer
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: globular cluster
visible: not confirmed yet