The open cluster NGC 6281

A. Feinstein, J. C. Forte
1974 Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific  
Stars in the field of NGC 6281, including the bright star HD 153919, have been observed photoelectrically in the UBV system. A distance of 560 ± 30 parsecs, a mean reddening of Fß_y = 0 1,1 15 ± 0.02, and an estimated age of 10 8 years have been derived for cluster members. Possible light variations of the star HD 153919, recently identified as an X-ray source are noted.
doi:10.1086/129601 fatcat:zenmcijzmvdghop2er3nc4zsse