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NGC 6664
DSS image of NGC 6664
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6664, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC 6664
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 6664, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right
h 3754, Melotte 209, Mel 209, Collinder 385, Cr 385, Lund 850, C 1834-082, OCl 68.0, H VIII 12

Type  Open Cluster
Magnitude  7.8
Size  16'
RA (2000)  18h 36' 30.7"
Dec (2000)  8° 11' 15" S
Constellation  Scutum
Description  Cl, L, pRi, vlC

Observing Notes

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

Large, bright, fully resolved, an extremely rich region of stars 15' in size and just west of αSct, SkySafari plots NGC6664 about 20' north of the correct location

Andrew Cooper
Sep 15, 2001    Mingus Mtn., Yavapai Co., AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Large, bright, several sweeps of stars

Andrew Cooper
Sep 22, 2000    NASP, Pauldin, AZ
15cm f/5.1 Primero

Larger and brighter than 6649 nearby. Immediately west of α Sct. Sparse group of brighter stars spread over a wide area
Other Data Sources for NGC 6664
Nearby objects for NGC 6664
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.