NGC : NGC6530

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

2019-05-26 cluster NGC6530 will be visible all night. At 21:35 the object will be placed at southeast, 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 01:56, 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)

Celestial motion
Date: 2019-05-26
Astronomical night: 21:35 - 04:40 (GMT -5)
NGC6530 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk123° (Southeast)
SetDawn16°219° (Southwest)
Maximum elevation

01:56

27°

180° (South)

Elevation

NGC6530 Celestial motion