NGC 6760

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NGC 6760
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Class IX:[1]
Constellation Aquila
Right ascension 19h 11m 12.1s[2]
Declination +01° 01′ 49.7″[2]
Distance 24.1 kly (7.4 kpc)[3]
Apparent magnitude (V) 9.0
Apparent dimensions (V) 9.6'
Physical characteristics
Mass 3.57×105[4] M
Metallicity –0.40[4] dex
Other designations C 1908+009, GCl 109
See also: Globular cluster, List of globular clusters

NGC 6760 is a globular cluster[2] in the constellation Aquila.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shapley, Harlow; Sawyer, Helen B. (August 1927), "A Classification of Globular Clusters", Harvard College Observatory Bulletin (849): 11–14, Bibcode:1927BHarO.849...11S. 
  2. ^ a b c "SIMBAD Astronomical Database". Results for NGC 6760. Retrieved 2007-04-21. 
  3. ^ Hessels, J. W. T. et al. (November 2007), "A 1.4 GHz Arecibo Survey for Pulsars in Globular Clusters", The Astrophysical Journal 670 (1): 363–378, arXiv:0707.1602, Bibcode:2007ApJ...670..363H, doi:10.1086/521780. 
  4. ^ a b Boyles, J. et al. (November 2011), "Young Radio Pulsars in Galactic Globular Clusters", The Astrophysical Journal 742 (1): 51, arXiv:1108.4402, Bibcode:2011ApJ...742...51B, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/742/1/51. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 19h 11m 12.1s, 0101° 49.7′ 1″