General informationNGC6656 is the globular cluster at magnitude 5 that is placed in Sagittarius constellation and has apparent size of 24 angular minutes.
Having high brightness and large apparent size, is available for observations through a pair of binoculars or small telescope.
Information for observationsTonight, 2023-06-08, NGC6656 will be visible all night. At 22:32 the object will be placed at southeast, 15° above your horizon, and will be observable until around 03:47 when fade from view as dawn breaks southwest. Maximum elevation, 29° above horizon, will be reached at 01:33, when will be placed at south.
Messier M22 on the sky map
|Right ascension||18h 36m 23.94s|
|Declination||-23° 54′ 17.1″|
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|International Catalogue (IC)|