Hershel 400 Objects in Libra


Abbreviations in the CON column are the IAU versions.
The column TYPE has following abbreviations:
OPNCL = open cluster PLNNB = planetary nebula GLOCL = globular cluster CL+NB = open cluster and nebulosity BRTNB = bright emission or reflection nebula
Hubble Classification for galaxies or GALXY where no classification existed.

In the Herschel Column the Classes are:
I = Bright Nebulae III = Very Faint Nebulae V = Very Large
Nebulae
VII = Pretty Much Compressed
Clusters of Large or Small Stars
II = Faint Nebulae IV = Planetary Nebulae VI = Very Compressed and Rich Clusters of Stars VIII = Coarsely Scattered
Clusters of Stars
NGC_#
Con
Type
RA_2000
Declination
Mag
Size
Hershel_#
Observation Notes
5897 LIB GLOCL 15 17.4 -21 01 8.6 12.6' H VI 19 Pretty faint, large, gradually brighter in the middle and rich at 135X. I counted 22 stars resolved on a night I rated 6/10 for seeing and transparency. There is certainly not the usual "blazing core" to this globular.