[NGC 6397 image] Image by Sven Kohle and Till Credner

NGC 6397

Globular star cluster in Ara

Dreyer's description: glob. cl. , B, vL, Ri, st 13

Cross Identifications: GC 4311, h 3692, Lac 3.11, Dun 366. .

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    Right Ascension: 17 : 40.7 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: -53 : 40 (degrees : minutes)
    Apparent Magnitude: 5.7
    Apparent Diameter: 25.7 (arc minutes)

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