NGC 6293

NGC 6293

NGC 6293
NGC 6293 as seen through the Hubble Space Telescope
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 17h 10m 10.4s
Declination −26° 34′ 54″
Helio radial velocity −146.2±1.7 km/s
Type IV
Apparent dimensions (V) 8.20
Apparent magnitude (V) 8.3
Absolute magnitude (V) -7.78
Other designations
GCL 55 and ESO 519-SC5
References: NASA/IPAC extragalactic datatbase, http://spider.seds.org/

NGC 6293 is a globular cluster located in the constellation Ophiuchus. It is designated as IV in the galaxy morphological classification scheme and was discovered by the American astronomer Lewis A. Swift on 08 July 1885. It is at a distance of 28,700 light years away from earth. [1][2][3][4][5]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Object No. 1 - NGC 6293". NASA/IPAC extragalactic database. NASA/IPAC. Retrieved 4 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Revised NGC Data for NGC 6293". Seds. Retrieved 4 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "NGC 6293 (= GCL 55)". cseligman. Retrieved 4 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "NGC 6293". Seds. Retrieved 4 October 2015. 
  5. ^ "The globular cluster NGC 6293". In-the-sky. Retrieved 4 October 2015.