General informationNGC6227 is the open cluster at magnitude 5 that is placed in Scorpius constellation and has apparent size of 18 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, 2023-06-08, cluster NGC6227 will become observable at south as the dusk sky fades, 8° above your horizon, at 22:32. At 02:51 the object will sink below the horizon at southwest. Maximum elevation, 10° above horizon, will be reached at 23:49, when cluster will be placed at south.
NGC6227 on the sky map
|Right ascension||16h 52m 0s|
|Declination||-41° 13′ 0″|
|New General Catalogue (NGC)|
|International Catalogue (IC)|
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