Globular Cluster NGC 362

Physical Properties

Revised+Historic NGC/IC Version 22/9, © 2022 Dr. Wolfgang Steinicke [277]
Designation NGC 362
Type GCL (III)
Right Ascension (J2000.0) 01h 03m 14.3s
Declination (J2000.0) -70° 50' 52"
Diameter 14 arcmin
Visual magnitude 6.8 mag
Metric Distance 8.600 kpc
Identification, Remarks h 2375; GC 193; GCL 3; ESO 51-SC13

Finder Chart

The globular cluster NGC 362 can be found in the Small Magellanic Cloud, which is located in the constellation Tucana. Unfortunately it is not visible from Europe. On 9 October it in opposition with the Sun and is therefore highest in the sky at local midnight.

Finder Chart Globular Cluster NGC 362
Globular Cluster NGC 362 in constellation Tucana. 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 35°