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 NGC 6752 Pavo 5.4
7 M4 Scorpius 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 M55 Sagittarius 6.3
14 M3 Canes Venatici 6.3
15 M15 Pegasus 6.3
16 M62 Ophiuchus 6.4
17 M92 Hercules 6.5
18 M10 Ophiuchus 6.6
19 NGC 362 Tucana 6.6
20 M2 Aquarius 6.6
21 NGC 6541 Corona Australis 6.6
22 NGC 3201 Vela 6.7
23 NGC 6723 Sagittarius 6.8
24 M19 Ophiuchus 6.8
25 NGC 6388 Scorpius 6.8
26 M30 Capricornus 6.9
27 M28 Sagittarius 6.9
28 NGC 6441 Scorpius 7.2
29 M80 Scorpius 7.3
30 NGC 1851 Columba 7.3
31 NGC 4833 Musca 7.3
32 M68 Hydra 7.3
33 NGC 6544 Sagittarius 7.5
34 M14 Ophiuchus 7.6
35 NGC 6624 Sagittarius 7.6
36 NGC 5286 Centaurus 7.6
37 NGC 5986 Lupus 7.6
38 M54 Sagittarius 7.7
39 M79 Lepus 7.7
40 M53 Coma Berenices 7.7
41 M107 Ophiuchus 7.8
42 M9 Ophiuchus 7.8
43 NGC 4372 Musca 7.8
44 M70 Sagittarius 7.8
45 NGC 6584 Telescopium 7.9
46 NGC 5927 Lupus 8.0
47 NGC 6362 Ara 8.1
48 NGC 6352 Ara 8.1
49 NGC 288 Sculptor 8.1
50 NGC 6712 Scutum 8.1
51 NGC 6356 Ophiuchus 8.2
52 NGC 6553 Sagittarius 8.3
53 NGC 6304 Ophiuchus 8.3
54 M69 Sagittarius 8.3
55 NGC 6293 Ophiuchus 8.3
56 M56 Lyra 8.4
57 NGC 6569 Sagittarius 8.4
58 M71 Sagitta 8.4
59 NGC 6717 Sagittarius 8.4
60 NGC 5946 Norma 8.4
61 NGC 1261 Horologium 8.4
62 NGC 5897 Libra 8.4
63 NGC 6652 Sagittarius 8.5
64 NGC 6496 Scorpius 8.6
65 NGC 6355 Ophiuchus 8.6
66 NGC 6558 Sagittarius 8.6
67 M75 Sagittarius 8.6
68 NGC 6642 Sagittarius 8.9
69 NGC 6284 Ophiuchus 8.9
70 NGC 6235 Ophiuchus 8.9
71 NGC 6934 Delphinus 8.9
72 NGC 6539 Serpens Cauda 8.9
73 NGC 6760 Aquila 9.0
74 NGC 6144 Scorpius 9.0
75 NGC 5053 Coma Berenices 9.0
76 NGC 6316 Ophiuchus 9.0
77 NGC 5466 Bootes 9.2
78 M72 Aquarius 9.2
79 NGC 6287 Ophiuchus 9.3
80 NGC 2298 Puppis 9.3
81 NGC 6101 Apus 9.3
82 NGC 6535 Serpens Cauda 9.3
83 NGC 6522 Sagittarius 9.5
84 NGC 6366 Ophiuchus 9.5
85 NGC 5634 Virgo 9.5
86 NGC 5824 Lupus 9.6
87 NGC 6638 Sagittarius 9.7
88 NGC 6139 Scorpius 9.7
89 NGC 6229 Hercules 9.9
90 NGC 6453 Scorpius 9.9
91 NGC 6342 Ophiuchus 10.0
92 NGC 1786 Dorado 10.1
93 NGC 6440 Sagittarius 10.1
94 IC 4499 Apus 10.1
95 NGC 5694 Unknown 10.2
96 NGC 6517 Ophiuchus 10.3
97 NGC 2419 Lynx 10.4
98 NGC 419 Tucana 10.5
99 NGC 7006 Delphinus 10.6
100 NGC 1835 Dorado 10.6
101 NGC 6528 Sagittarius 10.7
102 NGC 1978 Dorado 10.7
103 NGC 6325 Ophiuchus 10.7
104 NGC 6401 Ophiuchus 10.7
105 NGC 4147 Coma Berenices 10.7
106 NGC 2019 Mensa 10.9
107 NGC 6426 Ophiuchus 10.9
108 NGC 1783 Dorado 10.9
109 NGC 2210 Dorado 10.9
110 NGC 1806 Dorado 11.1
111 NGC 7492 Aquarius 11.2
112 NGC 121 Tucana 11.2
113 NGC 1846 Dorado 11.3
114 NGC 1841 Mensa 11.4
115 NGC 1754 Mensa 11.6
116 NGC 1868 Dorado 11.6
117 NGC 1466 Hydrus 11.6
118 NGC 1751 Mensa 11.7
119 NGC 1953 Dorado 11.7
120 NGC 416 Tucana 11.8
121 NGC 361 Tucana 11.8
122 NGC 2154 Dorado 11.8
123 NGC 1898 Dorado 11.9
124 NGC 2173 Mensa 11.9
125 NGC 2133 Mensa 12.0
126 NGC 1987 Mensa 12.1
127 NGC 265 Tucana 12.2
128 NGC 339 Tucana 12.2
129 NGC 2249 Dorado 12.2
130 NGC 152 Tucana 12.3
131 NGC 1651 Mensa 12.3
132 NGC 2108 Dorado 12.3
133 NGC 1917 Dorado 12.3
134 NGC 2121 Mensa 12.4
135 NGC 2213 Mensa 12.4
136 NGC 6749 Aquila 12.4
137 NGC 1795 Dorado 12.4
138 NGC 269 Tucana 12.6
139 NGC 2155 Dorado 12.6
140 NGC 2257 Dorado 12.6
141 NGC 2120 Dorado 12.7
142 NGC 2162 Dorado 12.7
143 NGC 1644 Dorado 12.9
144 NGC 2190 Mensa 12.9
145 NGC 2161 Mensa 12.9
146 NGC 2209 Mensa 13.2
147 NGC 2231 Dorado 13.2
148 NGC 6941 Aquila 13.3
149 NGC 2193 Dorado 13.4
150 NGC 1049 Fornax 13.6
151 NGC 643 Hydrus 15.7

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