NGC 6441
DSS image of NGC 6441
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 6441, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 6441

Type  Globular Cluster
Magnitude  7.4
Size  7.8'
Right Ascension  17h 50' 12.7"  (2000)
Declination  37° 3' 4" S
Constellation  Scorpius
Description  vB, pL, R, vgmbM
Classification  III
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Aug 13, 2020    Waikoloa, HI (map)
20cm f/6 Newtonian, Cave Astrola @ 76x

A modest globular cluster, 7' in diameter, well concentrated core, not resolved, the 3.2 magnitude star HD6630 is 4' west on the margin of the cluster

Andrew Cooper
Aug 27, 2005    TIMPA, Avra Valley, AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Bright, unresolved ball of fuzz four minutes east of a 3.2 mag. star, a bright orange, the cluster is dense and just starts to resolve with averted vision, bright galactic star field fills the field
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NGC 6441