Messier 53 (NGC5024) is a globular cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 58000 light years away in the constellation of Coma Berenices.
It is referred to as M(53) when it was catalogued by Charles Messier in 18th - 19th Century France. It is also referred to as NGC(5024) 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 13:12.9 (R.A.) and +18:10 (Dec.). Its Visual Brightness is a 7.6 Magnitude and has an apparent magnitude of 8 with an apparent dimension of 13.0 . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.
(M53,NGC5024) is a globular cluster. It was discovered in 1775 by Johann Elert Bode. It's location is RA(13:12.9), Dec(+18:10) and its distance is calculated 58 light years away. Its visual Brightness is 7.6. Its apparent dimensions measured in arcmins is 13.0.
|Name||Messier 53 (NGC5024)|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes|
|Year of Discovery||1775|
|Discoverer||Johann Elert Bode|