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name: ptolemy cluster
name (alternate): messier 7
typ (catalog): open cluster (messier)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 17 h 53 m 51.2 s dec: -34 ° 47 ' 34 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 17.8975 dec: -33.20722 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
990 light years convert this
brightness (visible):
3.30 mag visible to the naked eye
redshift:
not added yet
constellation:
scorpius (sco) symbolism: the scorpion
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: also known for ngc 6475
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: open cluster
visible: yes