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name: messier 18
name (alternate): ngc 6613
typ (catalog): open cluster (messier)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 18 h 19.9 m 0 s dec: -17 ° 8 ' 0 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 18.31667 dec: -16.86667 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
4.90 thousand lightyears convert this
brightness (visible):
7.50 mag visible to the naked eye
redshift:
not added yet
constellation:
sagittarius (sgr) symbolism: the archer
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: open cluster
visible: yes