NGC 6522 and NGC 6528

Two globular clusters seen through the dense star field in the direction towards the center of our Galaxy, in the constellation Sagittarius. These systems are relatively young for globular clusters, being only about 10 million years old. KPNO 4-meter Mayall telescope, 1975.

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NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

About the Image

Id:noao-02268
Type:Observation
Release date:June 30, 2020, 9:53 p.m.
Size:2500 x 2000 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 6522, NGC 6528
Constellation:Sagittarius
Category:Star Clusters

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Coordinates

Position (RA):18 4 31.92
Position (Dec):-30° 0' 47.66"
Field of view:30.30 x 24.36 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 179.9° left of vertical