NGC : NGC6231

Celestial motion
Date: 2022-08-15
Astronomical night: 21:46 - 04:46 (GMT -5)
NGC6231 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk193° (South)
Set22:34214° (Southwest)
Maximum elevation

20:35

193° (South)

Elevation

NGC6231 Celestial motion
Information about NGC6231

General information

Open Cluster NGC6231 has the magnitude of 3 and is placed in Scorpius constellation. The cluster's apparent sizes are 14 angular minutes.
Having high brightness and large apparent size, cluster is available for observations through a pair of binoculars or small telescope.

Information for observations

Tonight, 2022-08-15, cluster NGC6231 will rise at south at 20:35 and will sink below the horizon at southwest at 22:34.
 

NGC6231 on the sky map

NGC6231 on the sky map
Object type

Open Cluster

Alternative names

Constellation

Scorpius

Magnitude

3

Apparent size14'x14'
Right ascension16h 54m 8.51s
Declination-41° 49′ 36″

Catalogues

Messier

New General Catalogue (NGC)

NGC6231

International Catalogue (IC)