NGC 3201
DSS image of NGC 3201
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 3201, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 3201

Type  Globular Cluster
Magnitude  6.8
Size  18.2'
Right Ascension  10h 17' 36.7"  (2000)
Declination  46° 24' 40" S
Constellation  Vela
Description  vL, iR, lCM, st 13...16
Classification  X
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Jan 13, 2022    Lawa'i Beach, Kauai, Hawaii (map)
8x42mm Nikon Prostaff 3S Binoculars @ 8x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 6 Moon: 0%

A small patch 10' in diameter 3° west of t Vel, not resolved, round, no detail

Andrew Cooper
Mar 2, 2019    Kaʻohe, Mauna Kea, HI (map)
28cm f/10 SCT, NexStar 11" GyPSy @ 175x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%

Nice globular cluster! large, bright, fully resolved, a loose appearance without a dense core

Andrew Cooper
Feb 10, 2013    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%

Large at about 15' across, a dense region of 14-15 magnitude stars without a notably compact core, can be mistaken for a rich open cluster
Other Data Sources for NGC 3201
Nearby objects for NGC 3201
1 object found within 120'
HD 89736

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NGC 3201