NGC 6445
DSS image of NGC 6445
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 6445, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 6445

Type  Planetary Nebula
Magnitude  13
Size  0.6' x 0.58'
Right Ascension  17h 49' 15.1"  (2000)
Declination  20° 0' 34" S
Constellation  Sagittarius
Description  pB, pS, R, gbM, r, *15 np
Classification  3b(3)
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
May 30, 2017    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x
Seeing: 7 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%

A lovely small planetary, about 1' in diameter, bright, green in color, appears to be hourglass shaped with a bright margin to the north

Andrew Cooper
May 25, 2001    Dragoon Mtn. Ranch, Cochise Co., AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Nice sized for a planetary, a little like a dumbbell oriented north-south, brightest on the northern edge
Other Data Sources for NGC 6445
Nearby objects for NGC 6445
5 objects found within 60'
Barnard 84 NGC 6440 PK6+3.1
PK6+4.2 PK7+4.1

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NGC 6445