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NGC 6352

Index NGC 6352

NGC 6352 (also known as Caldwell 81) is a globular cluster in the southern constellation Ara. [1]

10 relations: Aperture, Ara (constellation), Billion years, Caldwell catalogue, Constellation, Epoch (astronomy), Globular cluster, HarperCollins, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Telescope.

Aperture

In optics, an aperture is a hole or an opening through which light travels.

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Ara (constellation)

Ara (Latin: "The Altar") is a southern constellation situated between Scorpius and Triangulum Australe.

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Billion years

A billion years (109 years) is a unit of time on the petasecond scale, more precisely equal to seconds.

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Caldwell catalogue

The Caldwell Catalogue is an astronomical catalogue of 109 star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies for observation by amateur astronomers.

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Constellation

A constellation is a group of stars that are considered to form imaginary outlines or meaningful patterns on the celestial sphere, typically representing animals, mythological people or gods, mythological creatures, or manufactured devices.

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Epoch (astronomy)

In astronomy, an epoch is a moment in time used as a reference point for some time-varying astronomical quantity, such as the celestial coordinates or elliptical orbital elements of a celestial body, because these are subject to perturbations and vary with time.

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Globular cluster

A globular cluster is a spherical collection of stars that orbits a galactic core as a satellite.

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HarperCollins

HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. is one of the world's largest publishing companies and is one of the Big Five English-language publishing companies, alongside Hachette, Macmillan, Penguin Random House, and Simon & Schuster.

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Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering research in astronomy and astrophysics.

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Telescope

A telescope is an optical instrument that aids in the observation of remote objects by collecting electromagnetic radiation (such as visible light).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NGC_6352

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