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Open Clusters M 6 and M 7
(NGC 6405 and NGC 6475)

Date:17.08.04 Time:22:08 UT Exposure:21 min
Field of View:4.5o x 6.3o Emulsion: Kodak Ektachrome 200 Filter:none
Instrument:f=300mm 1/4.5 Place:Hakos, Namibia Observer:Till Credner

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The open star clusters M 6 (upper right) and M 7 (lower left) in the constellation of Scorpius are a fine pair already visible by naked eye. They lie in between of dense star and dust clouds of the summer milky way.

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