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
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