Globular Cluster NGC 6522, class VI,
Discovered by William Herschel on June 24, 1784.
- Distance from Sun:
- 25.1 kly
- Distance from Galactic Center:
- 2.0 kly
- Apparent Diameter:
- 16.4 arc min
- 8.27 mag vis
- Radial Velocity:
- -21.1 +/- 3.4 km/s
- Abs. Mag:
- -7.65 Mag vis
The images in this page was obtained by David Malin of the
Australian Astronomical Observatory, with the 3.9-meter Anglo-Australian Telescope.
It is a three-color composite of exposures on photographic plates with different
emulsions and filters.
More information on this image (David Malin)
David Malin, Australian Astronomical Observatory
Images of NGC 6522 together with NGC 6528
[MW Globulars] |