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name: ngc 1261
name (alternate): caldwell 87
typ (catalog): globular cluster (ngc)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 3 h 12 m 16.2 s dec: -55 ° 12 ' 58.4 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 3.20444 dec: -54.78378 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
16.4 kpc convert this
brightness (visible):
8.30 mag
not added yet
horologium (hor) symbolism: the clock
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: also called eso 155-sc11
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: globular cluster
visible: yes, but only in the southern sky