General informationNGC6405 is the open cluster at magnitude 4 that is placed in Scorpius constellation and has apparent size of 20 angular minutes.
Having high brightness and large apparent size, cluster is available for observations through a pair of binoculars or small telescope.
Information for observationsTonight, 2022-08-15, cluster NGC6405 will become observable at south as the dusk sky fades, 15° above your horizon, at 21:46. At this time, the object will be at its highest elevation. At 00:12 the object will sink below the horizon at southwest.
Butterfly Cluster (Messier M6) on the sky map
|Right ascension||17h 40m 20s|
|Declination||-32° 15′ 12″|
|New General Catalogue (NGC)|
|International Catalogue (IC)|
|Nearest objects with greater magnitude|
|M7 / NGC6475||Open Cluster||3.3|