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Object description
Open clusters NGC 6383 and Tr 28

Object description:

The small open star cluster NGC 6383 in the right half of the image is a real treasure in the sky. Its S - shaped star chain and the central bright star are striking. The distance to the cluster is about 3200 light years and the age of it is 9 million years. Not so noticeable is the open cluster in the left half, Trumpler 28. With 4400 light-years, it is further away from us than NGC 6383 and with 20 million years it is also as twice as old. The two larger images show a mosaic with the adjacent cluster M 6.

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