NGC 6207
DSS image of NGC 6207
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 6207, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 6207

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  11.6
Size  3.3' x 1.2' @ 15°
Right Ascension  16h 43' 3.8"  (2000)
Declination  36° 49' 57" N
Constellation  Hercules
Description  pB, pL, E45, vgmbM
Classification  Sc
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Aug 19, 2017    Oregon Star Party, OR (map)
14.5" f/4.5 Starmaster @ 103x

A small galaxy in the shadow of M13, about 25' northeast of the globular, small, elongated 2:1 north-south, a modest core visible

Andrew Cooper
Jun 1, 2008    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x

Small, bright, elongated 3:1 north-south, bright stellar core, 30' northeast of M13, no other detail in the halo

Andrew Cooper
May 20, 2001    Jarnac Obs., Vail, AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Small, elongated north-south, brighter core, one eyepiece field north of M13

Andrew Cooper
Jun 26, 1998    Sahaurita Road, Vail, AZ (map)
20cm f/10 SCT

Small galaxy just 28' NE of M13, both fit in a low power field, just the core visible without a good dark sky

Rev. T.W. Webb
May 19, 1885    Hardwick, Herefordshire, England (map)

A faint nebula, ±40' nf. [M13, actually 27' nf]
― Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes, T. W. Webb, 1917
Other Data Sources for NGC 6207
Nearby objects for NGC 6207
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NGC 6207