NGC 6520
DSS image of NGC 6520
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 6520, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 6520

Type  Open Cluster
Magnitude  8
Size  6'
Right Ascension  18h 3' 24.2"  (2000)
Declination  27° 53' 10" S
Constellation  Sagittarius
Description  Cl, pS, Ri, lC, st9...13
Classification  I 2 m n
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Jun 30, 2019    Kaʻohe, Mauna Kea, HI (map)
20cm f/6 Newtonian, Cave Astrola @ 56x
Seeing: 8 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%

A nice clister on the edge of the dark void of B86, bright, small, fully resolved

Andrew Cooper
May 25, 2001    Dragoon Mtn. Ranch, Cochise Co., AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Nice cluster, a ring within a ring with a bright star at the center. B86 visible to the NW of the cluster in the same field
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Nearby objects for NGC 6520

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NGC 6520