|Object reference||Size||Shape||Visual Scale||Telescope used|
|NGC 6384||medium||oval||Darkstar 14 inch|
|NGC 6368||small||thin oval||Meade 16 inch|
|NGC 6509||very small||circular||Meade 16 inch|
This table is sorted by visual scale and then size.
Best placed from late spring to late summer.
Ophiuchus has galactic co-ordinates of approximately 20, 20.
So when you look at this constellation you are looking slightly above the core of our spiral galaxy.