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 M55 Sagittarius 6.3
15 M15 Pegasus 6.3
16 M62 Ophiuchus 6.4
17 M92 Hercules 6.5
18 NGC 362 Tucana 6.6
19 NGC 6541 Corona Australis 6.6
20 M2 Aquarius 6.6
21 M10 Ophiuchus 6.6
22 NGC 3201 Vela 6.7
23 NGC 6723 Sagittarius 6.8
24 NGC 6388 Scorpius 6.8
25 M19 Ophiuchus 6.8
26 M30 Capricornus 6.9
27 M28 Sagittarius 6.9
28 NGC 6441 Scorpius 7.2
29 NGC 4833 Musca 7.3
30 NGC 1851 Columba 7.3
31 M80 Scorpius 7.3
32 M68 Hydra 7.3
33 NGC 6544 Sagittarius 7.5
34 M14 Ophiuchus 7.6
35 NGC 5986 Lupus 7.6
36 NGC 6624 Sagittarius 7.6
37 NGC 5286 Centaurus 7.6
38 M54 Sagittarius 7.7
39 M79 Lepus 7.7
40 M53 Coma Berenices 7.7
41 M107 Ophiuchus 7.8
42 NGC 4372 Musca 7.8
43 M70 Sagittarius 7.8
44 M9 Ophiuchus 7.8
45 NGC 6584 Telescopium 7.9
46 NGC 5927 Lupus 8.0
47 NGC 6362 Ara 8.1
48 NGC 6712 Scutum 8.1
49 NGC 6352 Ara 8.1
50 NGC 288 Sculptor 8.1
51 NGC 6356 Ophiuchus 8.2
52 NGC 6553 Sagittarius 8.3
53 NGC 6304 Ophiuchus 8.3
54 NGC 6293 Ophiuchus 8.3
55 M69 Sagittarius 8.3
56 NGC 5946 Norma 8.4
57 NGC 6717 Sagittarius 8.4
58 M56 Lyra 8.4
59 M71 Sagitta 8.4
60 NGC 1261 Horologium 8.4
61 NGC 5897 Libra 8.4
62 NGC 6569 Sagittarius 8.4
63 NGC 6652 Sagittarius 8.5
64 M75 Sagittarius 8.6
65 NGC 6496 Scorpius 8.6
66 NGC 6355 Ophiuchus 8.6
67 NGC 6558 Sagittarius 8.6
68 NGC 6235 Ophiuchus 8.9
69 NGC 6934 Delphinus 8.9
70 NGC 6539 Serpens Cauda 8.9
71 NGC 6284 Ophiuchus 8.9
72 NGC 6642 Sagittarius 8.9
73 NGC 6144 Scorpius 9.0
74 NGC 6760 Aquila 9.0
75 NGC 5053 Coma Berenices 9.0
76 NGC 6316 Ophiuchus 9.0
77 M72 Aquarius 9.2
78 NGC 5466 Bootes 9.2
79 NGC 2298 Puppis 9.3
80 NGC 6287 Ophiuchus 9.3
81 NGC 6535 Serpens Cauda 9.3
82 NGC 6101 Apus 9.3
83 NGC 6522 Sagittarius 9.5
84 NGC 5634 Virgo 9.5
85 NGC 6366 Ophiuchus 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 IC 4499 Apus 10.1
94 NGC 6440 Sagittarius 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 1835 Dorado 10.6
100 NGC 7006 Delphinus 10.6
101 NGC 1978 Dorado 10.7
102 NGC 6325 Ophiuchus 10.7
103 NGC 6401 Ophiuchus 10.7
104 NGC 4147 Coma Berenices 10.7
105 NGC 6426 Ophiuchus 10.9
106 NGC 2210 Dorado 10.9
107 NGC 7492 Aquarius 11.2
108 NGC 121 Tucana 11.2
109 NGC 1846 Dorado 11.3
110 NGC 1841 Mensa 11.4
111 NGC 1868 Dorado 11.6
112 NGC 416 Tucana 11.8
113 NGC 361 Tucana 11.8
114 NGC 2173 Mensa 11.9
115 NGC 339 Tucana 12.2
116 NGC 2249 Dorado 12.2
117 NGC 1651 Mensa 12.3
118 NGC 2121 Mensa 12.4
119 NGC 2213 Mensa 12.4
120 NGC 6749 Aquila 12.4
121 NGC 2155 Dorado 12.6
122 NGC 2257 Dorado 12.6
123 NGC 2162 Dorado 12.7
124 NGC 2209 Mensa 13.2

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