NGC 6200

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NGC 6200
NGC 6200.png
NGC 6200 (taken with Stellarium)
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Ara
Right ascension 16h 44m 06s
Declination −47° 28′
Distance 6,700 ly[1] (2,054 pc)
Apparent magnitude (V) 7.4
Apparent dimensions (V) 15′
Physical characteristics
Other designations OCL 978, ESO 277-SC8, C1640-473
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters
Map showing the location of NGC 6200

NGC 6200 is an open cluster in the constellation Ara, lying close to the galactic equator.[2] It contains one β Cephei variable. [3]


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  2. ^ Dunlop, Storm (2005). Atlas of the Night Sky. Collins. ISBN 0-00-717223-0. 
  3. ^ Ulusoy; Niemczura; Ulaş; Gülmez (2013). "New β Cephei variable in the Southern open cluster NGC 6200: ALS 3728". arXiv:1302.5313 [astro-ph.SR].