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name: orb cluster
name (alternate): messier 92
typ (catalog): globular cluster (messier)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 17 h 17 m 7.39 s dec: 43 ° 8 ' 9.4 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 17.28528 dec: 43.13594 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
8.2 kpc convert this
brightness (visible):
6.30 mag visible to the naked eye
redshift:
not added yet
constellation:
hercules (her) symbolism: hercules, the hero
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: apparent dimensions (v) 14' arc minutes, also called ngc 6341
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: globular cluster
visible: yes