NGC 6242

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NGC 6242
NGC 6242.png
NGC 6242 (taken from Stellarium)
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Scorpius
Right ascension 16h 55.6m[1]
Declination −39° 28′[1]
Physical characteristics
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 "SIMBAD Astronomical Database". Results for NGC 6242. Retrieved 2007-04-24. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 16h 55m 36s, −39° 28′ 00″