M26, Open Cluster in Scutum

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size M26 (NGC 6694) Open Cluster 18h 45m 18s -09° 23′ 00″ Scutum +8.0 7.0 arcmins Overview Scutum’s most famous Messier sight is probably the Wild Duck Cluster, M11. It too is an open cluster that presents a splendid visual experience. M26 is the calmer, gentler sibling of

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