NGC : NGC6633

Celestial motion
Date: 2022-08-15
Astronomical night: 21:46 - 04:46 (GMT -5)
NGC6633 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk55°201° (South)
Set03:21279° (West)
Maximum elevation

Dusk

56°

201° (South)

Elevation

NGC6633 Celestial motion
Information about NGC6633

General information

Open Cluster NGC6633 has the magnitude of 5 and is placed in Ophiuchus constellation. The cluster's apparent sizes are 27 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 NGC6633 will become observable at south as the dusk sky fades, 55° above your horizon, at 21:46. At this time, the object will be at its highest elevation. At 03:21 the object will sink below the horizon at west.
 

NGC6633 on the sky map

NGC6633 on the sky map
Object type

Open Cluster

Alternative names

Constellation

Ophiuchus

Magnitude

5

Apparent size27'
Right ascension18h 27m 31.2s
Declination6° 34′ 12″

Catalogues

Messier

New General Catalogue (NGC)

NGC6633

International Catalogue (IC)

Nearest objects with greater magnitude
Object typeMagnitude
H VI 2Double Star3.96
H II 4*Double Star4.22
H VI 14Double Star3.34
H IV 6Double Star4.59