Globular Cluster NGC 6101

Physical Properties

Revised+Historic NGC/IC Version 22/9, © 2022 Dr. Wolfgang Steinicke [277]
Designation NGC 6101
Type GCL (X)
Right Ascension (J2000.0) 16h 25m 48.6s
Declination (J2000.0) -72° 12' 04"
Diameter 5 arcmin
Visual magnitude 9.2 mag
Metric Distance 15.400 kpc
Dreyer Description globular, pF, L, iR, vgbM, rr, st 14
Identification, Remarks h 3623; GC 4175; GCL 40; ESO 69-SC4

Finder Chart

The globular cluster NGC 6101 can be found in the constellation Apus. Unfortunately it is not visible from Europe. On 28 May it in opposition with the Sun and is therefore highest in the sky at local midnight.

Finder Chart Globular Cluster NGC 6101
Globular Cluster NGC 6101 in constellation Apus. 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°