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NGC 6541 is well placed

Monday, 2019, June 24 - 02:00

Across much of the world the globular cluster NGC 6541 in Corona Australis will be well placed for observation. It will reach its highest point in the sky at around midnight local time.

At a declination of -43°42', it is easiest to see from the southern hemisphere but cannot be seen from latitudes much north of 26°N.

From London, it will not be observable because it will lie so far south that it never rises above the horizon.

At magnitude 7.3, NGC6541 is quite faint, and certainly not visible to the naked eye, but can be viewed through a pair of binoculars or small telescope.

The position of NGC6541 is as follows:

Object Right Ascension Declination Constellation Magnitude Angular Size
NGC6541 18h08m00s -43°42' Corona Australis 7.3 13'06"

The coordinates above are given in J2000.0.

This entry in the observing calendar was provided by In-The-Sky.org

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