NGC 6208

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NGC 6208
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Ara
Right ascension 16h 49m 28s
Declination −53° 43′ 42″
Distance 3061.14 ly (939 pc)
Apparent magnitude (V) 7.5
Apparent dimensions (V) 16′
Physical characteristics
Estimated age 1.17 Gyrs
Other designations VDBH 198, C1645-537, Collinder 313
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 6208 is an open cluster in Ara constellation. With an age of 1.17 Gigayears, it is one of the oldest known open clusters.

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