NGC 6169

NGC 6169

NGC 6169
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Norma
Right ascension 16h 34m 06.7s[1]
Declination −44° 00′ 58″[1]
Distance 3280[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 6.6[1]
Physical characteristics
Estimated age 32 million years[2]

NGC 6169 is an open cluster in the constellation Norma. It is 3280 light-years distant and thought to be around 32 million years old.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c "NGC 6169-- 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.