Globular Cluster NGC 6541

Physical Properties

Revised+Historic NGC/IC Version 22/9, © 2022 Dr. Wolfgang Steinicke [277]
Designation NGC 6541
Type GCL (III)
Right Ascension (J2000.0) 18h 08m 02.2s
Declination (J2000.0) -43° 42' 40"
Diameter 15 arcmin
Visual magnitude 6.3 mag
Metric Distance 7.500 kpc
Identification, Remarks h 3726; GC 4372; GCL 86; ESO 280-SC4

Finder Chart

The globular cluster NGC 6541 is located in the constellation Corona Australis. Unfortunately it is not visible from Europe. On 22 June it in opposition with the Sun and is therefore highest in the sky at local midnight.

Finder Chart Globular Cluster NGC 6541
Globular Cluster NGC 6541 in constellation Corona Australis. 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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