Globular Cluster NGC 6569, class VIII,
Discovered by William Herschel on June 13, 1784.
- Distance from Sun:
- 35.5 kly
- Distance from Galactic Center:
- 10.1 kly
- Apparent Diameter:
- 7.0 arc min
- 8.55 mag vis
- Radial Velocity:
- -28.1 +/- 5.6 km/s
- Abs. Mag:
- -8.28 Mag vis
Globular cluster NGC 6569 was discovered by William Herschel on June 13, 1784.
He first took it for a faint nebula and cataloged it as H II.201.
James Dunlop found it independently in the late 1820s and cataloged it as
[MW Globulars] |