The open cluster NGC 6249

Image of NGC 6249
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 6249 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 2° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 6249
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 319
Position
Constellation:Scorpius
Magnitude:8.20 (V)[2]
8.72 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.52
Right Ascension:16h57m [1]
Declination:-44°48' [1]
Distance:981.0 parsec
3198.1 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-1.76

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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