NGC 6604
DSS image of NGC 6604
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 6604, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 6604
H VIII 15, h 3740, GC 4398, Collinder 373, Cr 373, C 1815-122, Lund 823, OCl 56

Type  Open Cluster
Magnitude  6.5
Size  6'
Right Ascension  18h 18'  (2000)
Declination  12° 13' S
Constellation  Serpens
Description  Cl, lRi, lC
Classification  I3m n
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Jun 1, 2022    Waikoloa, HI (map)
20cm f/6 Newtonian, Cave Astrola @ 76x
Seeing: 7 Transparency: 6.5 Moon: 0%

Small, bright, a small clump of stars set in an attractive field with an extremely rich galactic starfield background, small, coarse, resolved, 5' in diameter, the central section of the cluster is a notable crescent open to the north about 2' across with the 7th magnitude MY Ser at the southeast reach
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NGC 6604