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RA: 15h 57m 29.84s
Dec: +15° 52′ 23″
Ch: MSA:691, U2:200, SA:15
Ref: SIMBAD, Corwin
Type: galaxy (in pair), S0
Mag: B=14.6, V=?
Size: 1.412′ x 0.676′
NGC 6018 may also be IC 1150, which see.
Synonyms: H III-646
Discovered in 1787 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "vF, S, lE."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads S,EL,BM,FDIFARMS IN CHAIN-LIKE GRP.
Buta & Corwin (1986, Ap.J.Supp 62, p255-281) lists NGC 6018 as a member of the Hercules Supercluster (CGCG Field 108).
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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