NGC 6250

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NGC 6250
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Ara
Right ascension 16h 57m 58.(0)s[1]
Declination −45° 56′ 3(6)″[1]
Distance 2,820 ly (865 pc)[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.9[2]
Apparent dimensions (V) 18′[2]
Physical characteristics
Estimated age 1.4×107 Ma[3]
Other designations C 1654-457, ESO 277-SC20, NGC 6250 OCL 991, VDBH 206.[4]
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 6250 is a young open cluster of stars in the southern constellation of Ara.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Dias, W. S.; et al. (September 2001), "Proper motions of open clusters within 1 kpc based on the TYCHO2 Catalogue", Astronomy and Astrophysics, 376: 441−447, Bibcode:2001A&A...376..441D, doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20011021. 
  2. ^ a b Inglis, Mike (2013), Observer’s Guide to Star Clusters, The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series, Springer Science & Business Media, p. 27, ISBN 1461475678. 
  3. ^ Feinstein, Carlos; et al. (November 2008), "Optical polarization study in the open cluster NGC 6250", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 391 (1): 447−456, Bibcode:2008MNRAS.391..447F, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2008.13917.x. 
  4. ^ "NGC 6250 -- Open (galactic) Cluster", SIMBAD, Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg, retrieved 2015-09-13. 

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