NGC 6193 K An attractive open cluster for binoculars. It consists of about 30 stars of 6th magnitude and fainter covering an area half the apparent width of a full moon.
NGC 6397 K 5 One of the closest globular clusters to us, around 10,000 light-years away and well seen in binoculars and small telescopes. It appears relatively large, over half the apparent size of a full moon. The stars in its outer regions are more widely scattered than in many globulars.
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