NGC 6544
DSS image of NGC 6544
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 6544, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 6544

Type  Globular Cluster
Magnitude  8.3
Size  8.9'
Right Ascension  18h 7' 19.9"  (2000)
Declination  24° 59' 54" S
Constellation  Sagittarius
Description  cF, pL, iR, r
Classification  IX
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Aug 10, 2020    Waikoloa, HI (map)
20cm f/6 Newtonian, Cave Astrola @ 76x

Bright, distinct core, 5' in diameter, almost lost in a rich galactic starfield with the extent of the cluster fading into the thick background of stars, 1° southeast of M8

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

A notable clump of stars south of M8, about 5' in diameter, just barely resolved, NGC6553 visible 1° to the south, easily found when sweeping at low power

Andrew Cooper
Jun 18, 2006    TIMPA, Avra Valley, AZ (map)
90mm f/12 APO Refractor Violet Haze

Small, unresolved cluster about 5' in diameter, reasonably bright, well concentrated with a distinctly brighter core, M8 at the north edge of the field, in a rich galactic starfield

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

Small, faint, looks like a Milky Way open cluster, resolved, not noticeably condensed at the core. A nice loop of stars to the SE
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NGC 6544