NGC 6242

Coordinates: Sky map 16h 55m 36s, −39° 28′ 00″
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NGC 6242
NGC 6242.png
NGC 6242 (taken from Stellarium)
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension16h 55.6m [1]
Declination−39° 28′[1]
Physical characteristics
Other designationsCr 317
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters
Map showing the location of NGC 6242

NGC 6242 is an open cluster in the constellation Scorpius.


  1. ^ a b "NGC 6242". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2007-04-24.

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