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List of G. Clusters Most distant G. Ranking by Brightest

Most Distant Globulars of the Milky Way

Data extracted from: CATALOG OF PARAMETERS FOR MILKY WAY GLOBULAR CLUSTERS Compiled by William E. Harris, McMaster University

This revision: June 22, 1999

Name

RA DEC Dist Sun(kpc) Dist Galactic Center (kpc)
AM 1 E 1 03 55 02.7 - 49 36 52 121.9 123.2
Pal 4 11 29 16.8 +28 58 25 109.2 111.8
Pal 3 10 05 31.4 +00 04 17 92.7 95.9
Eridanus 04 24 44.5 - 21 11 13 90.2 95.2
NGC 2419 07 38 08.5 +38 52 55 84.2 91.5
Pal 14 AvdB 16 11 04.9 +14 57 29 73.9 69.0
Pal 15 17 00 02.4 - 00 32 31 44.6 37.9
NGC 7006 21 01 29.5 +16 11 15 41.5 38.8
Pyxis 09 07 57.8 - 37 13 17 39.4 41.4
NGC 5694 14 39 36.5 - 26 32 18 34.7 29.1
NGC 5824 15 03 58.5 - 33 04 04 32.0 25.8
NGC 6229 16 46 58.9 +47 31 40 30.7 30.0
AM 4 13 56 21.2 - 27 10 04 29.9 25.5
Arp 2 19 28 44.1 - 30 21 14 28.6 21.4
Pal 2 04 46 05.9 +31 22 51 27.6 35.4
NGC 6715(M54) 18 55 03.3 - 30 28 42 27.2 19.6
Pal 13 23 06 44.4 +12 46 19 26.9 27.8
Terzan 8 19 41 45.0 - 34 00 01 26.0 19.1
NGC 5634 14 29 37.3 - 05 58 35 25.9 21.9
NGC 7492 23 08 26.7 - 15 36 41 25.8 24.9
IC 1257 17 27 08.5 - 07 05 35 25.0 17.9
Pal 5 15 16 05.3 - 00 06 41 23.2 18.6
Terzan 7 19 17 43.7 - 34 39 27 23.2 16.0

Notes: First 6 globulars AM1, Palomar 3, 4, 14, N2419, Eridanus, are the extreme outer halo globulars which lie ~70 kpc or further from the galactic center.

Pal 15, N7006, and the Pyxis Globular are the most distant globulars not belonging to the extreme halo.

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