NGC 6649
DSS image of NGC 6649
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 6649, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 6649

Type  Open Cluster
Magnitude  8.9
Size  6'
Right Ascension  18h 33' 27.8"  (2000)
Declination  10° 24' 10" S
Constellation  Scutum
Description  Cl, P, lC, pS, *9, 10, 12
Classification  II 2 m
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Jul 19, 2020    Waikoloa, HI (map)
20cm f/6 Newtonian, Cave Astrola @ 81x

A compact and obvious cluster seen against a notable rift in the otherwise rich starfields of Scutum, rich, not resolved, 5' diameter, the 9.8 magnitude BD-10 4718 on the southwestern edge
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NGC 6649