Basic object information
Object name: NGC 6342
Object type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 9.5
Size: 4.4'
Object classification: IV
Description: cB,pS,lE,eR
Notes: H I 149

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 17h 21m 12.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -19 35' 00"

Constellation: Ophiuchus


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Pico de la Nieve (1540 m), La Palma, Spain
Date/Time: 4/5.4.2008 3:25

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 161x

Filter:

Field: 25'

NE Lim.mag: 6.8

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 32
Visuality: I
Weather: +9C

NE-SW elongated globular, small and compact core. No individual stars visible.