NGC 6229

NGC 6229

NGC 6229
NGC 6229 as seen through the Hubble Space Telescope
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 16h 46m 58.8s
Declination +47° 31′ 40″
Redshift 100
Type GC(v)B
Apparent dimensions (V) 4.50
Apparent magnitude (V) 9.4
Absolute magnitude (V) -8.06
Other designations
GCL 47
References: NASA/IPAC extragalactic datatbase, http://spider.seds.org/ The NGC/IC Project

NGC 6229 is a globular cluster located in the constellation Hercules. It is designated as GC(v)B in the galaxy morphological classification scheme and was discovered by the British astronomer William Herschel on 12 May 1787. NGC 6229 is located at about 100,000 light years away from earth.[1][2][3][4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Object No. 1 - NGC 6229". NASA/IPAC extragalactic database. NASA/IPAC. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Revised NGC Data for NGC 6229". Seds. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "NGC NGC 6229 (= GCL 47)". cseligman. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "NGC 6229". NGC/IC Project. Retrieved 3 October 2015.