Messier 19 (NGC6273) is a globular cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 28700 light years away in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
It is referred to as M(19) when it was catalogued by Charles Messier in 18th - 19th Century France. It is also referred to as NGC(6273) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue.
The Globular Cluster's location is 17:02.6 (R.A.) and -26:16 (Dec.). Its Visual Brightness is a 6.8 Magnitude and has an apparent magnitude of 8 with an apparent dimension of 17.0 . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.
(M19,NGC6273) is a globular cluster. It was discovered in 1764 by Charles Messier. It's location is RA(17:02.6), Dec(-26:16) and its distance is calculated 28.7 light years away. Its visual Brightness is 6.8. Its apparent dimensions measured in arcmins is 17.0.
|Name||Messier 19 (NGC6273)|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes|
|Year of Discovery||1764|