Open cluster NGC 6025, globular cluster NGC 6139, and planetary nebula NGC 6153

August 11–18, 2016: Open cluster NGC 6025 in Triangulum Australe offers small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope owners can seek out globular cluster NGC 6139 and planetary nebula NGC 6153 in Scorpius.
By | Published: August 11, 2016 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Open cluster NGC 6025 lies at the northern edge of Triangulum Australe, right at that constellation’s border with Norma.
Astronomy: Roen Kelly

Each week, Astronomy magazine Senior Editor Michael E. Bakich, a master at explaining how to observe, posts a podcast about three or more objects or events you can see in the sky.

Targets for June 7–14, 2012

Small telescope: Open cluster NGC 6025
Large telescope: Globular cluster NGC 6139
Large telescope: Planetary nebula NGC 6153