Basic object information
Object name: NGC 6643
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.0
Size: 3.7'x1.8'
Position angle: 38
Object classification: Sc
Description: pB,pL,E50,2st p
Notes: multi arm spiral

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 18h 19m 48.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +74 34' 00"

Constellation: Draco

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 8/9.9.2007 0:15

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 352x


Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.6

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Visuality: II

Height: 65

Weather: +4C

A pretty bright and large galaxy in Draco. Oriented in SW-NE direction. A brighter patch near the core on the SW-side.