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name: wild duck cluster
name (alternate): messier 11
typ (catalog): open cluster (messier)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 18 h 51.1 m 0 s dec: -6 ° 16 ' 0 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 18.85 dec: -5.73333 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
6.20 thousand lightyears convert this
brightness (visible):
6.30 mag visible to the naked eye
redshift:
not added yet
constellation:
scutum (sct) symbolism: the shield
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: also called ngc 6705, estimated age: 220 million years
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: open cluster
visible: yes