Go Astr☾nomy


Messier Objects
   < Back

Messier M22

M22 (NGC 6656) is a Globular Cluster located in the constellation Sagittarius, is best viewed during Late Summer, and is magnitude 6.5. The naked eye can see magnitude 6 objects (magnitude 8 under ideal dark sky conditions). It is 24' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size, or 1/2°.

      1. Name:
      2. N/A
      1. Type:
      2. Globular Cluster
      1. NGC:
      2. 6656
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 6.5
      1. Size:
      2. 24'
      1. RA:
      2. 18h 36.4m
      1. Dec:
      2. -29 54'
      1. Season:
      2. Late Summer

    Find your inner astronomer. Your complete guide to amateur astronomy.