The Brightest Globular Clusters in the Sky

Name Constellation Magnitude
Name Constellation Magnitude
1 Omega-Cen Centaurus 3.7
2 NGC 5139 Centaurus 3.7
3 47-Tuc Tucana 4.0
4 NGC 104 Tucana 4.0
5 M22 Sagittarius 5.1
6 NGC 6752 Pavo 5.4
7 NGC 6397 Ara 5.7
8 M5 Serpens Caput 5.8
9 M4 Scorpius 5.9
10 M13 Hercules 5.9
11 NGC 2808 Carina 6.3
12 M3 Canes Venatici 6.4
13 M15 Pegasus 6.4
14 M92 Hercules 6.5
15 M2 Aquarius 6.5
16 M62 Ophiuchus 6.6
17 M12 Ophiuchus 6.6
18 M10 Ophiuchus 6.6
19 NGC 362 Tucana 6.6
20 NGC 6541 Corona Australis 6.6
21 NGC 3201 Vela 6.8
22 NGC 6388 Scorpius 6.9
23 M28 Sagittarius 6.9
24 M55 Sagittarius 7.0
25 NGC 5986 Lupus 7.1
26 M19 Ophiuchus 7.2
27 M80 Scorpius 7.2
28 NGC 1851 Columba 7.3
29 NGC 6723 Sagittarius 7.3
30 NGC 6441 Scorpius 7.4
31 NGC 4833 Musca 7.4
32 M30 Capricornus 7.5
33 NGC 5286 Centaurus 7.6
34 M14 Ophiuchus 7.6
35 M54 Sagittarius 7.7
36 M69 Sagittarius 7.7
37 M53 Coma Berenices 7.7
38 NGC 4372 Musca 7.8
39 M9 Ophiuchus 7.9
40 M79 Lepus 8.0
41 NGC 288 Sculptor 8.1
42 M107 Ophiuchus 8.1
43 M70 Sagittarius 8.1
44 M68 Hydra 8.2
45 NGC 6293 Ophiuchus 8.2
46 NGC 6712 Scutum 8.2
47 NGC 6352 Ara 8.2
48 NGC 6553 Sagittarius 8.3
49 M56 Lyra 8.3
50 M71 Sagitta 8.3
51 NGC 6362 Ara 8.3
52 NGC 6544 Sagittarius 8.3
53 NGC 6624 Sagittarius 8.3
54 NGC 5927 Lupus 8.3
55 NGC 6356 Ophiuchus 8.4
56 NGC 6304 Ophiuchus 8.4
57 NGC 1261 Horologium 8.4
58 NGC 6522 Sagittarius 8.6
59 M75 Sagittarius 8.6
60 NGC 5897 Libra 8.6
61 NGC 6569 Sagittarius 8.7
62 NGC 6642 Sagittarius 8.8
63 NGC 6652 Sagittarius 8.9
64 NGC 6934 Delphinus 8.9
65 NGC 5824 Lupus 9.0
66 NGC 6284 Ophiuchus 9.0
67 NGC 6316 Ophiuchus 9.0
68 NGC 6760 Aquila 9.1
69 NGC 5466 Bootes 9.1
70 NGC 6144 Scorpius 9.1
71 NGC 6139 Scorpius 9.2
72 NGC 6287 Ophiuchus 9.2
73 NGC 6638 Sagittarius 9.2
74 NGC 6496 Scorpius 9.2
75 NGC 6584 Telescopium 9.2
76 NGC 6101 Apus 9.3
77 M72 Aquarius 9.4
78 NGC 2298 Puppis 9.4
79 NGC 6229 Hercules 9.4
80 NGC 6528 Sagittarius 9.5
81 NGC 6401 Ophiuchus 9.5
82 NGC 5634 Virgo 9.6
83 NGC 5946 Norma 9.6
84 NGC 6355 Ophiuchus 9.6
85 NGC 6539 Serpens Cauda 9.6
86 NGC 6440 Sagittarius 9.7
87 NGC 5053 Coma Berenices 9.8
88 NGC 1835 Dorado 9.8
89 NGC 6342 Ophiuchus 9.9
90 NGC 1978 Dorado 9.9
91 NGC 6453 Scorpius 9.9
92 NGC 419 Tucana 10.0
93 NGC 6366 Ophiuchus 10.0
94 NGC 1786 Dorado 10.1
95 NGC 5694 Unknown 10.2
96 NGC 6235 Ophiuchus 10.2
97 NGC 2210 Dorado 10.2
98 NGC 6517 Ophiuchus 10.3
99 NGC 4147 Coma Berenices 10.3
100 NGC 2419 Lynx 10.4
101 IC 4499 Apus 10.6
102 NGC 7006 Delphinus 10.6
103 NGC 121 Tucana 10.6
104 NGC 6535 Serpens Cauda 10.6
105 NGC 6325 Ophiuchus 10.7
106 NGC 1783 Dorado 11.0
107 NGC 1846 Dorado 11.0
108 NGC 416 Tucana 11.0
109 NGC 2019 Mensa 11.0
110 NGC 1806 Dorado 11.0
111 NGC 1898 Dorado 11.0
112 NGC 6749 Aquila 11.1
113 NGC 2121 Mensa 11.2
114 NGC 6426 Ophiuchus 11.2
115 NGC 1466 Hydrus 11.4
116 NGC 7492 Aquarius 11.5
117 NGC 361 Tucana 11.8
118 NGC 339 Tucana 11.9
119 NGC 269 Tucana 12.0
120 NGC 265 Tucana 12.0
121 NGC 1841 Mensa 12.0
122 NGC 1987 Mensa 12.0
123 NGC 152 Tucana 12.0
124 NGC 1644 Dorado 13.0
125 NGC 643 Hydrus 13.0
126 NGC 2257 Dorado 13.5

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