Basic object information
Object name: NGC 6355
Object type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 8.6
Size: 4.2'
Description: cF,L,R,gbM,rrr
Notes: H I 46

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 17h 24m 00.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -26 21' 00"

Constellation: Ophiuchus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Pico de la Nieve (1900 m), La Palma, Spain
Date/Time: 1/2.4.2008 5:40

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 115x


Field: 43'

NE Lim.mag: 7.0

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 35
Visuality: II
Weather: +8C

Pretty faint galaxy-like globular cluster. Elliptical in N-S direction and somewhat brighter in the middle. Unresolved.