Basic object information
Object name: NGC 6538
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 13.4
Size: 1.0'x0.5'
Position angle: 48
Object classification: S pec
Description: eF,vS,lE,bet 2eF st

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 17h 54m 18.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +73 25' 00"

Constellation: Draco


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 8/9.9.2007 1:30

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 352x

Filter:

Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.6

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Visuality: II

Height: 60


Weather: +4C

Pretty small even brightness disk, somewhat elliptical in SW-NE direction.