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name: sagittarius star cloud
name (alternate): messier 24
typ (catalog): open cluster (messier)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 18 h 17 m 0 s dec: -18 ° 29 ' 0 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 18.28333 dec: -17.51667 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
3.07 kpc convert this
brightness (visible):
4.60 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
extra text: also known as delle caustiche, ic 4715
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: open cluster
visible: yes