NGC : NGC6530

Celestial motion
Date: 2024-06-22
Astronomical night: 22:40 - 03:46 (GMT -5)
NGC6530 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk24°158° (South)
SetDawn229° (Southwest)
Maximum elevation

00:06

27°

180° (South)

Elevation

NGC6530 Celestial motion
Information about NGC6530

General information

NGC6530 is the open cluster at magnitude 5 that is placed in Sagittarius constellation and has apparent size of 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

2024-06-22 cluster NGC6530 will be visible all night. At 22:40 the object will be placed at south, 24° above your horizon, and will be observable until around 03:46 when fade from view as dawn breaks southwest. Maximum elevation, 27° above horizon, will be reached at 00:06, when cluster will be placed at south.
 

NGC6530 on the sky map

NGC6530 on the sky map
Object type

Open Cluster

Alternative names

Constellation

Sagittarius

Magnitude

5

Apparent size14'x14'
Right ascension18h 4m 31s
Declination-24° 21′ 30″

Catalogues

Messier

New General Catalogue (NGC)

NGC6530

International Catalogue (IC)