NGC 6366

NGC 6366

NGC 6366
NGC 6366 as seen through the Hubble Space Telescope
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 17h 27m 44.3s
Declination −05° 04′ 36″
Helio radial velocity −122±0.5 km/s
Type XI
Apparent dimensions (V) 13.00
Apparent magnitude (V) 9.5
Absolute magnitude (V) -5.47
Other designations
GCL 65
References: NASA/IPAC extragalactic datatbase, http://spider.seds.org/

NGC 6366 is a globular cluster located in the constellation Ophiuchus. It is designated as XI in the galaxy morphological classification scheme and was discovered by the German astronomer Friedrich August Theodor Winnecke on 12 April 1860. It is at a distance of 11,700 light years away from earth. [1][2][3][4][5]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Object No. 1 - NGC 6366". NASA/IPAC extragalactic database. NASA/IPAC. Retrieved 19 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Revised NGC Data for NGC 6366". Seds. Retrieved 19 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "NGC 6366 (= GCL 65)". cseligman. Retrieved 19 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "NGC 6366". Seds. Retrieved 19 October 2015. 
  5. ^ "The globular cluster NGC 6366". In-the-sky. Retrieved 19 October 2015.