The Brightest Globular Clusters in the Sky

Name Constellation Magnitude
Name Constellation Magnitude
1 Omega-Cen Centaurus 3.7
2 47-Tuc Tucana 4.0
3 NGC 104 Tucana 4.1
4 M10 Ophiuchus 5.0
5 NGC 5139 Centaurus 5.3
6 M19 Ophiuchus 5.6
7 NGC 2808 Carina 5.7
8 M14 Ophiuchus 5.7
9 M13 Hercules 5.8
10 M4 Scorpius 5.9
11 M5 Serpens Caput 6.0
12 M12 Ophiuchus 6.1
13 M71 Sagitta 6.1
14 M22 Sagittarius 6.2
15 M2 Aquarius 6.2
16 NGC 6752 Pavo 6.3
17 M3 Canes Venatici 6.4
18 M15 Pegasus 6.4
19 M55 Sagittarius 6.5
20 M92 Hercules 6.5
21 NGC 362 Tucana 6.6
22 NGC 6388 Scorpius 6.9
23 M28 Sagittarius 6.9
24 NGC 5986 Lupus 6.9
25 M30 Capricornus 7.1
26 M80 Scorpius 7.2
27 NGC 6235 Ophiuchus 7.2
28 NGC 1851 Columba 7.2
29 NGC 6723 Sagittarius 7.3
30 NGC 6541 Corona Australis 7.3
31 M62 Ophiuchus 7.4
32 NGC 6356 Ophiuchus 7.4
33 NGC 6284 Ophiuchus 7.4
34 M54 Sagittarius 7.7
35 M69 Sagittarius 7.7
36 M53 Coma Berenices 7.8
37 NGC 4833 Musca 7.8
38 M68 Hydra 8.0
39 NGC 6441 Scorpius 8.0
40 NGC 288 Sculptor 8.1
41 M79 Lepus 8.2
42 NGC 6584 Telescopium 8.2
43 NGC 3201 Vela 8.2
44 M75 Sagittarius 8.3
45 NGC 6553 Sagittarius 8.3
46 M56 Lyra 8.3
47 NGC 6624 Sagittarius 8.3
48 NGC 5286 Centaurus 8.3
49 M9 Ophiuchus 8.4
50 NGC 6397 Ara 8.5
51 NGC 5897 Libra 8.5
52 IC 4499 Apus 8.6
53 NGC 1261 Horologium 8.6
54 NGC 6712 Scutum 8.7
55 M107 Ophiuchus 8.8
56 NGC 5927 Lupus 8.9
57 NGC 6362 Ara 8.9
58 NGC 6352 Ara 8.9
59 NGC 2298 Puppis 8.9
60 M72 Aquarius 9.0
61 NGC 6293 Ophiuchus 9.0
62 NGC 6304 Ophiuchus 9.0
63 NGC 6316 Ophiuchus 9.0
64 M70 Sagittarius 9.1
65 NGC 6496 Scorpius 9.2
66 NGC 6569 Sagittarius 9.5
67 NGC 6522 Sagittarius 9.5
68 NGC 5824 Lupus 9.6
69 NGC 6539 Serpens Cauda 9.6
70 NGC 6144 Scorpius 9.6
71 NGC 6139 Scorpius 9.7
72 NGC 6638 Sagittarius 9.7
73 NGC 5466 Bootes 9.7
74 NGC 6652 Sagittarius 9.8
75 NGC 6934 Delphinus 9.8
76 NGC 6760 Aquila 9.8
77 NGC 4372 Musca 9.8
78 NGC 6535 Serpens Cauda 9.8
79 NGC 6229 Hercules 9.9
80 NGC 6453 Scorpius 9.9
81 NGC 6544 Sagittarius 9.9
82 NGC 5053 Coma Berenices 10.0
83 NGC 6366 Ophiuchus 10.0
84 NGC 6342 Ophiuchus 10.0
85 NGC 2419 Lynx 10.1
86 NGC 5634 Virgo 10.1
87 NGC 6101 Apus 10.1
88 NGC 1786 Dorado 10.1
89 NGC 6440 Sagittarius 10.1
90 NGC 6642 Sagittarius 10.2
91 NGC 6287 Ophiuchus 10.3
92 NGC 6517 Ophiuchus 10.3
93 NGC 6717 Sagittarius 10.3
94 NGC 7006 Delphinus 10.5
95 NGC 7492 Aquarius 10.5
96 NGC 419 Tucana 10.5
97 NGC 1835 Dorado 10.6
98 NGC 6528 Sagittarius 10.7
99 NGC 1978 Dorado 10.7
100 NGC 6325 Ophiuchus 10.7
101 NGC 6401 Ophiuchus 10.7
102 NGC 5946 Norma 10.7
103 NGC 4147 Coma Berenices 10.7
104 NGC 2019 Mensa 10.9
105 NGC 5694 Unknown 10.9
106 NGC 1783 Dorado 10.9
107 NGC 2210 Dorado 10.9
108 NGC 6355 Ophiuchus 11.1
109 NGC 6426 Ophiuchus 11.2
110 NGC 121 Tucana 11.2
111 NGC 6558 Sagittarius 11.3
112 NGC 1846 Dorado 11.3
113 NGC 1841 Mensa 11.4
114 NGC 1868 Dorado 11.6
115 NGC 1754 Mensa 11.6
116 NGC 1466 Hydrus 11.6
117 NGC 1751 Mensa 11.7
118 NGC 1953 Dorado 11.7
119 NGC 416 Tucana 11.8
120 NGC 361 Tucana 11.8
121 NGC 2154 Dorado 11.8
122 NGC 1898 Dorado 11.9
123 NGC 2173 Mensa 11.9
124 NGC 265 Tucana 12.2
125 NGC 339 Tucana 12.2
126 NGC 2249 Dorado 12.2
127 NGC 152 Tucana 12.3
128 NGC 1651 Mensa 12.3
129 NGC 2108 Dorado 12.3
130 NGC 1917 Dorado 12.3
131 NGC 2121 Mensa 12.4
132 NGC 2213 Mensa 12.4
133 NGC 6749 Aquila 12.4
134 NGC 1795 Dorado 12.4
135 NGC 269 Tucana 12.6
136 NGC 2155 Dorado 12.6
137 NGC 2257 Dorado 12.6
138 NGC 2120 Dorado 12.7
139 NGC 2162 Dorado 12.7
140 NGC 1644 Dorado 12.9
141 NGC 2190 Mensa 12.9
142 NGC 2161 Mensa 12.9
143 NGC 2209 Mensa 13.2
144 NGC 2231 Dorado 13.2
145 NGC 2193 Dorado 13.4

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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