The Brightest Globular Clusters in the Sky

Name Constellation Magnitude
Name Constellation Magnitude
1 NGC 5139 Centaurus 3.6
2 Omega-Cen Centaurus 3.7
3 47-Tuc Tucana 4.0
4 NGC 104 Tucana 4.0
5 M22 Sagittarius 5.2
6 M4 Scorpius 5.4
7 NGC 6752 Pavo 5.4
8 NGC 6397 Ara 5.6
9 M5 Serpens Caput 5.7
10 M13 Hercules 5.8
11 M12 Ophiuchus 6.1
12 NGC 2808 Carina 6.2
13 M3 Canes Venatici 6.3
14 M15 Pegasus 6.3
15 M55 Sagittarius 6.3
16 M62 Ophiuchus 6.4
17 M92 Hercules 6.5
18 M2 Aquarius 6.6
19 M10 Ophiuchus 6.6
20 NGC 362 Tucana 6.6
21 NGC 6541 Corona Australis 6.6
22 NGC 3201 Vela 6.7
23 M19 Ophiuchus 6.8
24 NGC 6388 Scorpius 6.8
25 NGC 6723 Sagittarius 6.8
26 M28 Sagittarius 6.9
27 M30 Capricornus 6.9
28 NGC 6441 Scorpius 7.2
29 M68 Hydra 7.3
30 M80 Scorpius 7.3
31 NGC 1851 Columba 7.3
32 NGC 4833 Musca 7.3
33 NGC 6544 Sagittarius 7.5
34 M14 Ophiuchus 7.6
35 NGC 5286 Centaurus 7.6
36 NGC 5986 Lupus 7.6
37 NGC 6624 Sagittarius 7.6
38 M53 Coma Berenices 7.7
39 M54 Sagittarius 7.7
40 M79 Lepus 7.7
41 M9 Ophiuchus 7.8
42 M70 Sagittarius 7.8
43 M107 Ophiuchus 7.8
44 NGC 4372 Musca 7.8
45 NGC 6584 Telescopium 7.9
46 NGC 5927 Lupus 8.0
47 NGC 288 Sculptor 8.1
48 NGC 6352 Ara 8.1
49 NGC 6362 Ara 8.1
50 NGC 6712 Scutum 8.1
51 NGC 6356 Ophiuchus 8.2
52 M69 Sagittarius 8.3
53 NGC 6293 Ophiuchus 8.3
54 NGC 6304 Ophiuchus 8.3
55 NGC 6553 Sagittarius 8.3
56 M56 Lyra 8.4
57 M71 Sagitta 8.4
58 NGC 1261 Horologium 8.4
59 NGC 5897 Libra 8.4
60 NGC 5946 Norma 8.4
61 NGC 6569 Sagittarius 8.4
62 NGC 6717 Sagittarius 8.4
63 NGC 6652 Sagittarius 8.5
64 M75 Sagittarius 8.6
65 NGC 6355 Ophiuchus 8.6
66 NGC 6496 Scorpius 8.6
67 NGC 6558 Sagittarius 8.6
68 NGC 6235 Ophiuchus 8.9
69 NGC 6284 Ophiuchus 8.9
70 NGC 6539 Serpens Cauda 8.9
71 NGC 6642 Sagittarius 8.9
72 NGC 6934 Delphinus 8.9
73 NGC 1850 Dorado 9.0
74 NGC 5053 Coma Berenices 9.0
75 NGC 6144 Scorpius 9.0
76 NGC 6760 Aquila 9.0
77 NGC 6316 Ophiuchus 9.0
78 M72 Aquarius 9.2
79 NGC 5466 Bootes 9.2
80 NGC 2298 Puppis 9.3
81 NGC 6101 Apus 9.3
82 NGC 6287 Ophiuchus 9.3
83 NGC 6535 Serpens Cauda 9.3
84 NGC 6522 Sagittarius 9.5
85 NGC 5634 Virgo 9.5
86 NGC 6366 Ophiuchus 9.5
87 NGC 5824 Lupus 9.6
88 NGC 2100 Dorado 9.6
89 NGC 6139 Scorpius 9.7
90 NGC 6638 Sagittarius 9.7
91 NGC 1866 Dorado 9.7
92 NGC 1818 Dorado 9.8
93 NGC 2004 Dorado 9.8
94 NGC 1755 Dorado 9.8
95 NGC 6229 Hercules 9.9
96 NGC 6453 Scorpius 9.9
97 NGC 6342 Ophiuchus 10.0
98 NGC 1856 Dorado 10.1
99 NGC 1786 Dorado 10.1
100 NGC 6440 Sagittarius 10.1
101 IC 4499 Apus 10.1
102 NGC 2157 Dorado 10.2
103 NGC 5694 Unknown 10.2
104 NGC 6517 Ophiuchus 10.3
105 NGC 2164 Dorado 10.3
106 NGC 2041 Dorado 10.4
107 NGC 1916 Dorado 10.4
108 NGC 1854 Dorado 10.4
109 NGC 2419 Lynx 10.4
110 NGC 419 Tucana 10.5
111 NGC 1835 Dorado 10.6
112 NGC 7006 Delphinus 10.6
113 NGC 6528 Sagittarius 10.7
114 NGC 1978 Dorado 10.7
115 NGC 2136 Dorado 10.7
116 NGC 6325 Ophiuchus 10.7
117 NGC 6401 Ophiuchus 10.7
118 NGC 4147 Coma Berenices 10.7
119 NGC 2031 Mensa 10.8
120 NGC 2002 Dorado 10.8
121 NGC 2019 Mensa 10.9
122 NGC 6426 Ophiuchus 10.9
123 NGC 1783 Dorado 10.9
124 NGC 2210 Dorado 10.9
125 NGC 1872 Dorado 11.0
126 NGC 2134 Mensa 11.1
127 NGC 1986 Mensa 11.1
128 NGC 1711 Mensa 11.1
129 NGC 1806 Dorado 11.1
130 NGC 1831 Dorado 11.2
131 NGC 7492 Aquarius 11.2
132 NGC 121 Tucana 11.2
133 NGC 1870 Dorado 11.3
134 NGC 2203 Mensa 11.3
135 NGC 2003 Dorado 11.3
136 NGC 1846 Dorado 11.3
137 NGC 2156 Dorado 11.4
138 NGC 2159 Dorado 11.4
139 NGC 1841 Mensa 11.4
140 NGC 1754 Mensa 11.6
141 NGC 1868 Dorado 11.6
142 NGC 2005 Dorado 11.6
143 NGC 1466 Hydrus 11.6
144 NGC 1751 Mensa 11.7
145 NGC 1953 Dorado 11.7
146 NGC 416 Tucana 11.8
147 NGC 1926 Dorado 11.8
148 NGC 2154 Dorado 11.8
149 NGC 1939 Mensa 11.8
150 NGC 1944 Mensa 11.8
151 NGC 1903 Dorado 11.9
152 NGC 1943 Mensa 11.9
153 NGC 2173 Mensa 11.9
154 NGC 1940 Dorado 11.9
155 NGC 1852 Dorado 12.0
156 NGC 2135 Dorado 12.1
157 NGC 1698 Dorado 12.1
158 NGC 1987 Mensa 12.1
159 NGC 2130 Dorado 12.1
160 NGC 1695 Dorado 12.2
161 NGC 1801 Dorado 12.2
162 NGC 2105 Dorado 12.2
163 NGC 339 Tucana 12.2
164 NGC 2249 Dorado 12.2
165 NGC 1756 Dorado 12.2
166 NGC 1651 Mensa 12.3
167 NGC 2108 Dorado 12.3
168 NGC 1917 Dorado 12.3
169 NGC 2121 Mensa 12.4
170 NGC 6749 Aquila 12.4
171 IC 2146 Mensa 12.4
172 NGC 2123 Dorado 12.6
173 NGC 2155 Dorado 12.6
174 NGC 1697 Dorado 12.6
175 NGC 2257 Dorado 12.6
176 NGC 2120 Dorado 12.7
177 NGC 1629 Hydrus 12.7
178 NGC 2162 Dorado 12.7
179 NGC 1777 Mensa 12.8
180 NGC 1644 Dorado 12.9
181 NGC 1693 Dorado 12.9
182 NGC 2190 Mensa 12.9
183 NGC 2161 Mensa 12.9
184 NGC 1958 Dorado 13.0
185 NGC 2153 Dorado 13.1
186 NGC 1789 Mensa 13.1
187 NGC 1938 Mensa 13.1
188 NGC 1649 Dorado 13.1
189 NGC 2209 Mensa 13.2
190 NGC 2231 Dorado 13.2
191 NGC 2193 Dorado 13.4
192 NGC 2197 Dorado 13.4
193 IC 2140 Mensa 13.5
194 NGC 1049 Fornax 13.6
195 NGC 2181 Dorado 13.6
196 NGC 2097 Dorado 13.7
197 NGC 2138 Dorado 13.8
198 IC 2134 Mensa 13.9
199 IC 2148 Mensa 14.2
200 IC 2161 Mensa 14.2

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