NGC 6633 well placed for observation

2014 Jun 29

The open star cluster NGC 6633 in Ophiuchus will be well placed for observation, culminating at around midnight local time.

At magnitude 4.6, NGC6633 is too faint to be seen with the naked eye from any but the very darkest sites, but is visible through a pair of binoculars or small telescope.

At a declination of +06°34′ , it is visible across much of the world; it can be seen at latitudes between 76°N and 63°S.