Go Astr☾nomy


Messier Objects

Messier M53

< Back

M53 is located in the constellation Coma Berenices, and is best viewed during Late Spring. The naked eye can see magnitude 6 objects (up to magnitude 8 under ideal dark sky conditions). For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size, or 1/2°.

      1. Name:
      2. N/A
      1. Type:
      2. Globular Cluster
      1. NGC:
      2. 5024
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 8.5
      1. Size:
      2. 12.6'
      1. RA:
      2. 13h 12.9m
      1. Dec:
      2. 18 10'
      1. Season:
      2. Late Spring

    Find your inner astronomer. Your complete guide to amateur astronomy.