Globular Cluster NGC 5286

Physical Properties

Revised+Historic NGC/IC Version 22/9, © 2022 Dr. Wolfgang Steinicke [277]
Designation NGC 5286
Type GCL (V)
Right Ascension (J2000.0) 13h 46m 26.5s
Declination (J2000.0) -51° 22' 22"
Diameter 11 arcmin
Visual magnitude 7.4 mag
Metric Distance 11.700 kpc
Identification, Remarks h 3533; GC 3642; GCL 26; ESO 220-SC38

Finder Chart

The globular cluster NGC 5286 is located in the constellation Centaurus. Unfortunately it is not visible from Europe. On 17 April it in opposition with the Sun and is therefore highest in the sky at local midnight.

Finder Chart Globular Cluster NGC 5286
Globular Cluster NGC 5286 in constellation Centaurus. Charts created using SkySafari 6 Pro and STScI Digitized Sky Survey. Limiting magnitudes: Constellation chart ~6.5 mag, DSS2 close-ups ~20 mag. [149, 160]

Objects Within a Radius of 15°

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