The globular cluster NGC 6528
|Observation data (J2000 epoch)|
|Right ascension||18h 04m 49.61s|
|Declination||−30° 03′ 20.8″|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||10.65|
|Radius||8.3' x 8.3'|
|Metallicity||= -0.11 dex|
|Other designations||GCl 84, ESO 456-48, VDBH 257|
NGC 6528 is a globular cluster in the constellation Sagittarius, and is listed in the New General Catalogue. It has an apparent magnitude of about 11 and a diameter of about 16 arcminutes, and its Shapley-Sawyer Concentration Class is V, containing stars of 16th magnitude and dimmer. Dreyer described it as "pF, cS, R", meaning poor and faint, considerably small and round.
The globular clusters NGC 6528 (lower left) is close to NGC 6522 (upper right)
It is located in the Baade's Window, a view is not clouded by dust from the Milky Way.
- Robert Burnham, Jr, Burnham's Celestial Handbook: An observer's guide to the universe beyond the solar system, vol 3, p.1555
- NGC 6528 @ SEDS
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