NGC 6307
DSS image of NGC 6307
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 6307, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 6307

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  12.9
Size  1.3' x 1' @ 145°
Right Ascension  17h 7' 40.6"  (2000)
Declination  60° 45' 3" N
Constellation  Draco
Description  vF, vS, lE, *13 nr N
Classification  SBO-a Ring
Observing Notes

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

Nice object, oblong 2'x1' with a star just visible off the long end giving the obvious nickname 'exclamation point nebulae', bright, small, stellar nucleus bright and conspicuous
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NGC 6307