NGC 6760

Alt. Designations: NGC 6760
Object Type: globular cluster
Constellation: Aquila
Distance: 24.1 kly
Right Ascension: 19h 11m 12.1s
Declination: +01° 01´ 52"
Visual Magnitude: 9
Apparent Dimension: 9.6´ Dia.
Best Month To View: Jul

NGC 6760 is a small, magnitude 8.9 globular cluster located in the constellation Aquila. This globular cluster was discovered on March 30, 1845 by John Russell Hind. John Herschel included it in his General Catalogue as GC 4473, which became NGC 6760 in J.L.E. Dreyer's catalog.