NGC6530 (Open cluster)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC6530 is visible between 22:24 and 02:16. It will become accessible around 22:24, when it rises to an altitude of 19° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 00:20, 24° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 02:16 when it sinks below 19° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC6530
Object type Open cluster
Other names
NGC 6530[2]
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 Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield 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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