NGC 6284
DSS image of NGC 6284
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 6284, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 6284

Type  Globular Cluster
Magnitude  9
Size  5.6'
Right Ascension  17h 4' 28.8"  (2000)
Declination  24° 45' 51" S
Constellation  Ophiuchus
Description  B, L, R, CM, st16...
Classification  IX
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Jul 12, 2021    Waikoloa, HI (map)
20cm f/6 Newtonian, Cave Astrola @ 76x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 6 Moon: 0%

Small, bright, 3' in diameter, well concentrated core, not resolved, 1°30' north of M19

Andrew Cooper
Aug 15, 2020    Waikoloa, HI (map)
20cm f/6 Newtonian, Cave Astrola @ 76x
Seeing: 5 Transparency: 6 Moon: 0%

Small, faint, not resolved, 4' diameter, a modest core

Andrew Cooper
May 30, 2017    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x
Seeing: 7 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%

Smaller globular in a rich starfield, the cluster itself is quite rich with a well concentrated core, fully resolved

Andrew Cooper
Apr 22, 2001    Vega-Bray Obs., Benson, Arizona (map)
30cm f/10 SCT

Small globular in a field of dim stars, fully resolved, condensed at the center
Other Data Sources for NGC 6284
Nearby objects for NGC 6284

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NGC 6284