Messier 92 (NGC6341) is a globular cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 26700 light years away in the constellation of Hercules.
It is referred to as M(92) when it was catalogued by Charles Messier in 18th - 19th Century France. It is also referred to as NGC(6341) 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 17:17.1 (R.A.) and +43:08 (Dec.). Its Visual Brightness is a 6.4 Magnitude and has an apparent magnitude of 6 with an apparent dimension of 14.0 . The object can be seen with the naked eye, that is, you don't need a telescope/binoculars to see it.
(M92,NGC6341) is a globular cluster. It was discovered in 1777 by Johann Elert Bode. It's location is RA(17:17.1), Dec(+43:08) and its distance is calculated 26.7 light years away. Its visual Brightness is 6.4. Its apparent dimensions measured in arcmins is 14.0.
|Name||Messier 92 (NGC6341)|
|Naked Eye Visible||Yes - Magnitudes|
|Year of Discovery||1777|
|Discoverer||Johann Elert Bode|