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BM Sco
DSS image of BM Sco
Digitized Sky Survey image of BM Sco, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of BM Sco
Overlaid DSS image of BM Sco, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right
CD-32 13142, HD 160371, SAO 209132, GSC 07380-00218, HIP 86527

Type  Variable Star
Magnitude  5.6 (avg.)
RA (2000)  17h 40' 58.6"
Dec (2000)  32° 12' 52" S
Constellation  Scorpius

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Jun 27, 2020    Waikoloa Quarry, HI (map)
28cm f/10 SCT, NexStar 11" GyPSy @ 80x

A bright orange found in the eastern reach of M6, the brightest star in the cluster

Steve Coe

on western edge of CL M 6
Other Data Sources for BM Sco
Nearby objects for BM Sco
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.