Globular Cluster NGC 3201

Physical Properties

Revised+Historic NGC/IC Version 22/9, © 2022 Dr. Wolfgang Steinicke [277]
Designation NGC 3201
Type GCL (X)
Right Ascension (J2000.0) 10h 17m 36.8s
Declination (J2000.0) -46° 24' 38"
Diameter 20 arcmin
Visual magnitude 6.9 mag
Metric Distance 4.900 kpc
Dreyer Description globular, vL, iR, lCM, st 13…16
Identification, Remarks h 3238; GC 2068; GCL 15; ESO 263-SC26

Finder Chart

The globular cluster NGC 3201 is located in the constellation Vela. Unfortunately it is not visible from Europe. On 21 February it in opposition with the Sun and is therefore highest in the sky at local midnight.

Finder Chart Globular Cluster NGC 3201
Globular Cluster NGC 3201 in constellation Vela. 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 20°