|Short objekt description:
NGC 6067 is also -
visually seen - a beautiful, concentrated open star cluster and a highlight in
the constellation Norma. It contains about 100 stars of the 10th magnitude
class and fainter. According to Shapley, it is classified as a
Class I 2 r type.
According to spectral
studies, the cluster has an age of about 90 million years. Within the cluster
is the massive planetary nebula PK 329.5-02.2, but
due to its small diameter it is not visible at our image scale. The distance to
the solar system is estimated to be about 4,600 light-years.
was discovered by James Dunlop, a Scottish astronomer observing from Australia,
on 8 May 1826.