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NGC 6723 Facts

NGC 6723 is a globular cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 28.4 Kilo Ly light years away in the constellation of Sagittarius.

It is also referred to as NGC(6723) 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 18:59:33.15 (R.A.) and -36:37:56.1 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 7.00 Magnitude with an apparent dimension of 11 . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File


NameNGC 6723
TypeGlobular Cluster
NGC Id6723
ConstellationSagittarius
Right Ascension18:59:33.15
Declination-36:37:56.1
Distance (Lt.Yr)28.4 Kilo Ly
Apparent Dimension11
Visual / Apparent Magnitude7.00
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes
Sourcehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NGC_6723


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