Globular Cluster NGC 6366
This globular cluster was discovered on 12th April 1860 by the German astronomer August Winnecke using his private 3 inch Merz refractor while he was working at Pulkowo Observatory south of St. Petersburg. 
NGC 6366 is a metal-rich Galactic globular cluster and the fifth closest to the Sun. Its kinematics suggests a link to the galactic halo, but its metallicity indicates otherwise. A presence of second generation stars is not evident. 
|Right Ascension (J2000.0)||17h 27m 44.3s|
|Declination (J2000.0)||-05° 04' 34"|
|Visual magnitude||9.5 mag|
|Metric Distance||3.500 kpc|
|Dreyer Description||F, L, vlbM (Auw 36)|
|Identification, Remarks||GCL 65|
The globular cluster NGC 6366 is located in the constellation Ophiuchus. The best observation time is in the months March through August.
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