NGC 1333

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NGC 1333
reflection nebula
Ngc1333.jpg
An infrared image of NGC 1333 by the Spitzer Space Telescope.
Credit: SIRTF/NASA/JPL.
Observation data: J2000.0 epoch
Right ascension 3h 29m 02s[1]
Declination +31° 20.9′[1]
Distance 1,000 ly
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.6
Apparent dimensions (V) 6′x3′
Constellation Perseus
See also: Lists of nebulae

NGC 1333 is a reflection nebula located in the constellation Perseus. It belongs to the Perseus molecular cloud.

In 2011 researchers reported finding 30 to 40 brown dwarf objects in the cloud and in the Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "SIMBAD Astronomical Database". Results for NGC 1333. Retrieved 2007-04-06. 
  2. ^ "Rogue Failed Star Is One of Smallest Ever Seen". space.com. Retrieved 11 October 2011. 

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