NGC 6316
DSS image of NGC 6316
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 6316, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 6316

Type  Globular Cluster
Magnitude  9
Size  4.9'
RA (2000)  17h 16' 37.4"
Dec (2000)  28° 8' 24" S
Constellation  Ophiuchus
Description  cB, pS, R, gvmBM
Classification  III
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Aug 12, 2020    Waikoloa, HI (map)
20cm f/6 Newtonian, Cave Astrola @ 76x

Small, faint, not resolved, modest core, rich galactic starfield

Andrew Cooper
Jun 9, 2002    Las Cienegas NCA, Pima Co., AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Small, partially resolved, dense and evenly round, in a dense Milky Way star field
Other Data Sources for NGC 6316
Nearby objects for NGC 6316
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.

NGC & IC object notes from Harold Corwin licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Additional supplementary material for NGC and IC catalog objects from Courtney Seligman with non-commercial use allowed, found at https://cseligman.com

NGC 6316