NGC6124
DSS image of NGC6124
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC6124, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC6124
Overlaid DSS image of NGC6124, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

Type  Open Cluster
Magnitude  5.8
Size  29'
RA (2000)  16h 25' 20.2"
Dec (2000)  40° 39' 13" S
Constellation  Scorpius
Description  Cl, B, L, pRi, lCM, *9..11

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
6 Apr 2007 Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
15cm f/5 Newtonian, Primero @ 97x

Large, coarse, poor, conspicuous against a largely starless void, about 25' across

Andrew Cooper
25 May 2006 Gila, NM (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Large, bright and loose and coarse cluster, a circular patch of bright stars 30' in diameter, 50-100 members fairly evenly distributed with some concentration to the center
Other Data Sources for NGC6124
Nearby objects for NGC6124
4 objects found within 120'
IC4599 NGC6124
NGC6153
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.