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Herschel Catalog

Herschel 336 (NGC 6514) - Triffid Nebula

Herschel 336 (NGC 6514), also known as Triffid Nebula, is a cluster located within the constellation Sagittarius. Herschel 336 is best viewed during Summer, is magnitude 6.3, and can be viewed with small binoculars.

Herschel 336 is also listed in the Messier catalog as object M20.

      1. Herschel #:
      2. 336
      1. NGC:
      2. 6514
      1. Name:
      2. Triffid Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. cluster
      1. Messier reference:
      2. M20
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 6.3
      1. Season:
      2. Summer
      1. RA:
      2. 18h 2.3m
      1. Dec:
      2. -23° 2'

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