NGC 6561

Multiple image matches for NGC 6561!!
DSS image of NGC 6561
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 6561, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 6561

Type  Open Cluster
Size  17'
Right Ascension  18h 10'  (2000)
Declination  16° 45' S
Constellation  Sagittarius
Description  Cl, L, lC, st Cl
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Aug 6, 2021    Waikoloa, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 95x
Seeing: 5 Transparency: 6 Moon: 0%

A clump of brighter 8-10th magnitude stars in a 10' region centered on the 8th magnitude pair HD 166286 and a third 10th magnitude star forming the neat 30" triangle of South 700, coarse, resolved, not particularly distinct

Archinal lists this as a cluster as does WEBDA
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NGC 6561