Basic object information
Object name: NGC 6426
Object type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 10.9
Size: 4.2'
Object classification: IX
Description: vF,cL,E,vlbM
Notes: H II 587

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 17h 44m 54.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +3 10' 00"

Constellation: Ophiuchus


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Ania, Pirkkala, Finland
Date/Time: 7/8.10.2008 23:00

Telescope: Newton 300/1500 mm

Magn: 214x

Filter:

Field: 23'

NE Lim.mag: 6.6

Background sky: 2 (21.0)

Seeing: 2

Visuality: II

Height: 10


Weather: +3C

Little bit brighter in the middle, difficult because low altitude.