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

Tonight, 2019-07-19, cluster NGC6530 will become observable at southwest as the dusk sky fades, 19° above your horizon, at 05:43. At 08:00 the object will sink below the horizon at southwest. Maximum elevation, 27° above horizon, will be reached at 03:24, 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: 2019-07-19
Astronomical night: 05:43 - 12:52 (GMT 0)
NGC6530 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk19°214° (Southwest)
Set08:00239° (Southwest)
Maximum elevation

03:24

27°

180° (South)

Elevation

NGC6530 Celestial motion