NGC 1866

Coordinates: Sky map 05h 13m 38.920s, -65° 27′ 52.75″

NGC 1866 is a globular cluster located in the constellation of Dorado. NGC 1866 was discovered August 3rd, 1826 by James Dunlop.[3]

NGC 1866
Different generations NGC 1866.jpg
NGC 1866 taken by Hubble Space Telescope.[1]
Observation data (J2000[2] epoch)
ConstellationDorado
Right ascension05h 13m 38.920s[2]
Declination−65° 27′ 52.75″[2]
Apparent magnitude (V)9.73[2]
Apparent dimensions (V)5.50′ × 5.50′[2]
Physical characteristics
Other designationsESO 85-52, KMHK 664, LW 163, [SL63] 319[2]
See also: Globular cluster, List of globular clusters

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Different generations". www.spacetelescope.org. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "SIMBAD Astronomical Database - CDS (Strasbourg)". Results for NGC 1866. Retrieved 2018-11-20.
  3. ^ Seligman, Courtney. "NGC 1866". Celestial Atlas. Retrieved 21 November 2018.

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