NGC 6025

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NGC 6025
NGC 6025.jpg
Observation data (2000 epoch)
ConstellationTriangulum Australe
Right ascension16h 03m 42s
Declination−60° 30′ 00″
Distance2,700 ly
Apparent magnitude (V)5.1
Apparent dimensions (V)12'
Physical characteristics
Other designationsCaldwell 95, Collinder 296, Melotte 139, Lacaille III.10, Dunlop 304
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 6025 (also known as Caldwell 95) is an open cluster located 2,700 light years away in the Triangulum Australe constellation. It was discovered by Abbe Lacaille in 1751 or 1752 during his South Africa tour.

Map showing location of NGC 6025

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Coordinates: Sky map 16h 03m 42s, −60° 30′ 00″