Messier 69 (NGC6637) is a globular cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 29700 light years away in the constellation of Sagittarius.
It is referred to as M(69) when it was catalogued by Charles Messier in 18th - 19th Century France. It is also referred to as NGC(6637) 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 18:31.4 (R.A.) and -32:31 (Dec.). Its Visual Brightness is a 7.6 Magnitude and has an apparent magnitude of 8 with an apparent dimension of 9.8 . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.
(M69,NGC6637) is a globular cluster. It was discovered in 1751 by Abbe Nicholas Louis de la Caille. It's location is RA(18:31.4), Dec(-32:31) and its distance is calculated 29.7 light years away. Its visual Brightness is 7.6. Its apparent dimensions measured in arcmins is 9.8.
|Name||Messier 69 (NGC6637)|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes|
|Year of Discovery||1751|
|Discoverer||Abbe Nicholas Louis de la Caille|