|NGC 5634: Globular Star Cluster (Virgo) RA: 14h 29.6m / DEC: -05° 58'.6|
Instrument: 10-inch Starfinder
NGC 5634 is a 9.5 magnitude globular star cluster in Virgo. It's positioned just about halfway between 3.9 magnitude Mu and 4.0 magnitude Iota Virginis. The 5.4 magnitude star, 106 Virginis, shines about a degree south of the cluster. NGC 5634 appears 4' across in the 10-inch Newtonian. It brightens over the inner 2' and features a stellar core. An 8.0 magnitude star is positioned over the eastern portion of the globular.
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