DSS image of NGC6664
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC6664, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC6664
Overlaid DSS image of NGC6664, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Type  Open Cluster
Magnitude  7.8
Size  16'
RA (2000)  18h 36' 33.4"
Dec (2000)  8° 13' 15" S
Constellation  Scutum
Description  Cl, L, pRi, vlC

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
15 Sep 2001 Mingus Mtn., Yavapai Co., AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Large, bright, several sweeps of stars

Andrew Cooper
22 Sep 2000 NASP, Pauldin, AZ
15cm f/5.1 Primero

Larger and brighter than 6649 nearby. Immediately west of α Sct. Sparse group of brighter stars spread over a wide area
Other Data Sources for NGC6664
Nearby objects for NGC6664
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.