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, 2019-07-19, star cluster NGC6523 will become observable at southwest as the dusk sky fades, 19° above your horizon, at 05:43. At 07:59 the object will sink below the horizon at southwest. Maximum elevation, 27° above horizon, will be reached at 03:23, 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″|
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