NGC 6256

NGC 6256

NGC 6256 is a globular cluster located in the constellation Scorpius. It is designated as GCL in the galaxy morphological classification scheme and was discovered by the Scottish astronomer James Dunlop on 24 June 1834. It is about 33,600 light years away from earth. [1][2][3]

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  2. ^ David J. Anneken, Sabine Both, Ralf Christoph, Georg Fieg, Udo Steinberner, Alfred Westfechtel "Fatty Acids" in Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry 2006, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim. doi:10.1002/14356007.a10_245.pub2