NGC 6005

NGC 6005

NGC 6115
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Norma
Right ascension 15h 55m 58s[1]
Declination −57° 26′ 24″[1]
Distance 5875[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 10.7[1]
Physical characteristics
Estimated age 1.15 billion years[2]

NGC 6005 is an open cluster in the constellation Norma. It is 5875 light-years distant and thought to be around 1.15 billion years old.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c "NGC 6005 -- Open (galactic) Cluster". SIMBAD. Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 17 August 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c Kharchenko, N. V.; Piskunov, A. E.; Schilbach, E.; Röser, S.; Scholz, R.-D. (2013). "Global survey of star clusters in the Milky Way. II. The catalogue of basic parameters". Astronomy and Astrophysics 558: 8.