M6

The Butterfly

Designation:
M6
Object Type:
Open Cluster
Right Ascention:
17h 40m
Declination:
-32° 13'
Magnitude:
4.2
Distance:
1,600 light years
Constellation:
Scorpius

Image Source: N.A.Sharp, Mark Hanna, REU program/NOAO/AURA/NSF