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 observations2019-05-26 star cluster NGC6523 will be visible all night. At 21:35 the object will be placed at southeast, 2° above your horizon, and will be observable until around 04:40 when fade from view as dawn breaks southwest. Maximum elevation, 27° above horizon, will be reached at 01:55, when star cluster will be placed at south.
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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