Open Cluster NGC 6124

NGC 6124
NGC 6124: Section of the DSS2. Here could be your picture. [147]

Physical Properties

Revised+Historic NGC/IC Version 22/9, © 2022 Dr. Wolfgang Steinicke [277]
Designation NGC 6124
Type OCL (II3m)
Right Ascension (J2000.0) 16h 25m 17.2s
Declination (J2000.0) -40° 40' 01"
Diameter 40 arcmin
Visual magnitude 5.8 mag
Metric Distance 0.470 kpc
Dreyer Description Cl, B, L, pRi, lCM, st 9…11
Identification, Remarks h 3626; GC 4184; OCL 990; ESO 331-SC3

Finder Chart

The open cluster NGC 6124 is located in the constellation Scorpius. At a declination of -40° it is not visible from central Europe. On 28 May it in opposition with the Sun and is therefore highest in the sky at local midnight.

Finder Chart Open Cluster NGC 6124
Open Cluster NGC 6124 in constellation Scorpius. Charts created using SkySafari 6 Pro and STScI Digitized Sky Survey. Limiting magnitudes: Constellation chart ~6.5 mag, DSS2 close-ups ~20 mag. [149, 160]

Objects Within a Radius of 15°