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Type: open cluster
Mag: B=?, V=6
NGC 6605. There appears to be a +2 minute error in JH's RA, as a cluster matching his description "Loose straggling cluster; stars 10...12m" is at his declination, but 2 minutes of time preceding. There are about 30 stars of the correct magnitude scattered over a 15 arcmin by 15 arcmin area, while there are none brighter than 14th or 15th magnitude at the nominal place.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a nonexistent object. Their coded description reads NOCL S.
Observing site: Little Tycho Observatory
[18h 17m 6s, -14° 58' 0"] A very coarse open cluster. Just a few bright stars clumped together in the milky way.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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