Basic object information
Object name: NGC 6356
Object type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 8.2
Size: 10.0'
Object classification: II
Description: vB,cL,vgvmBM,rrr
Notes: H I 48

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 17h 23m 36.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -17 49' 00"

Constellation: Ophiuchus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Pico de la Nieve (1540 m), La Palma, Spain
Date/Time: 4/5.4.2008 3:12

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 230x

Filter:

Field: 21'

NE Lim.mag: 6.8

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 21
Visuality: III
Weather: +9C

A large and roundish core-area without clear edges, somewhat granular all through.