NGC 6533
DSS image of NGC 6533
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 6533, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 6533

Type  Bright Nebula
Magnitude  5.3
Size  20'
Right Ascension  18h 3' 41.3"  (2000)
Declination  24° 22' 49" S
Constellation  Sagittarius
Description  eL, eiF, st F (Part of M8, includes NGC6523 and NGC6526)
Classification  E+*
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Aug 11, 2017    Waikoloa, HI (map)
Hodgepodge w/TV-76mm f/6 APO @ 30x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 6 Moon: 0%

A bright region of nebulosity surrounds a compact cluster of stars (NGC6523), several brighter regions separated by rifts, one surrounds the cluster, another just to the west, rich Milky Way starfield fills the telescope field, M20 visible about 1° to the north, NGC6544 and NGC6553 to the south
Other Data Sources for NGC 6533
Associated objects for NGC 6533
Nearby objects for NGC 6533

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NGC 6533