Butterfly Cluster

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The 4th-magnitude open star cluster M6 (NGC 6405) in Scorpius, consisting of several dozen stars arranged in the shape of a butterfly. It is about ¼° wide and lies 2000 l.y. away.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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