NGC 5024

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NGC 5024[1][2], also known as M 53, is a globular cluster located in the constellation Coma Berenices.

NGC 5024
Observation data: 2000.0 epoch
Constellation Coma Berenices
Right ascension 13h12.9m
Declination +18o10'
Type Globular cluster
Apparent dimensions 12.6
Apparent magnitude 7.7
Other designations M 53



Scientific research


  1. Hirshfeld, Alan, and Roger W. Sinnott, eds., Sky Catalogue 2000.0, Vol.2, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Sky Publishing Corp. and Cambridge University Press, 1985. (3098,238)
  2. NGC 2000.0, The Complete New General Catalogue and Index Catalogue of Nebulae and Star Clusters by J.L.E. Dreyer Sinnott, R.W. (edited by) <Sky Publishing Corporation and Cambridge University Press (1988)>