NGC 6530
DSS image of NGC 6530
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 6530, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 6530
Bode 48

Type  Open Cluster
Magnitude  4.6
Size  15'
Right Ascension  18h 4' 31.0"  (2000)
Declination  24° 21' 29" S
Constellation  Sagittarius
Description  Cl, B, L, pRi, f M8 (cluster in M8)
Classification  II 2 m n
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Sep 16, 2020    Waikoloa, HI (map)
20cm f/6 Newtonian, Cave Astrola @ 76x
Seeing: 5 Transparency: 6 Moon: 11%

The open cluster embedded in eastern reach of M8, The Lagoon Nebula, big, bright! a couple dozen 7-9th magnitude stars scatterred in a 15' area, coarse, fully resolved, the field filled with bight nebulae
Other Data Sources for NGC 6530
Nearby objects for NGC 6530

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NGC 6530