The open cluster NGC 6530

Image of NGC 6530
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From San Diego , NGC 6530 will become visible around 19:39 (PDT), 30° above your southern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 23:25.

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Name NGC 6530
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 362[3]
Magnitude:4.60 (V) [3]
4.74 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.14
Right ascension:18h04m [2]
Declination:-24°21' [2]
Distance:1.3 kpc
4.3 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-6.02
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

23 Jun 2022  –  NGC 6530 is well placed
23 Jun 2023  –  NGC 6530 is well placed
22 Jun 2024  –  NGC 6530 is well placed
23 Jun 2025  –  NGC 6530 is well placed
23 Jun 2026  –  NGC 6530 is well placed
23 Jun 2027  –  NGC 6530 is well placed
22 Jun 2028  –  NGC 6530 is well placed
23 Jun 2029  –  NGC 6530 is well placed



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