General informationNGC6523 is the star cluster with nebulousity at magnitude 5 that is placed in Sagittarius constellation and has apparent size of 45 angular minutes.
Having high brightness and large apparent size, star cluster is available for observations through a pair of binoculars or small telescope.
Information for observationsTonight, 2021-01-22, star cluster NGC6523 will rise at southeast at 05:25 and will be observable until fading from view as dawn breaks. This time (05:51) the object will be placed at southeast. Maximum elevation, 4° above horizon, will be reached at 05:50, when star cluster will be placed at southeast.
Messier M8 on the sky map
Cluster with Nebulosity
|Right ascension||18h 3m 12s|
|Declination||-24° 23′ 0″|
|New General Catalogue (NGC)|
|International Catalogue (IC)|
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