NGC 6167

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NGC 6167
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Norma / Ara
Right ascension 16h 34m 34.(0)s[1]
Declination −49° 46′ 1(8)″[1]
Distance 3,610 ly (1,108 pc)[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 6.7[2]
Apparent dimensions (V) 20′[3]
Physical characteristics
Estimated age 77.1 Myr[1]
Other designations OCL 971, ESO 226-SC16, VDBH 192, C1630-495
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 6167 is an open cluster in the constellation of Norma, viewed from Earth it has an apparent magnitude of 6.7.


  1. ^ a b c d Wu, Zhen-Yu; et al. (November 2009), "The orbits of open clusters in the Galaxy", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 399 (4): 2146–2164, arXiv:0909.3737, Bibcode:2009MNRAS.399.2146W, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2009.15416.x. 
  2. ^ Lang, Kenneth (2012), Astrophysical Data: Planets and Stars, Springer Science & Business Media, p. 328, ISBN 146840640X. 
  3. ^ Malin, David; Frew, David J. (1995), Hartung's Astronomical Objects for Southern Telescopes: A Handbook for Amateur Observers, Publisher Cambridge University Press, p. 292, ISBN 0521554918. 

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