NGC 2298

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NGC 2298
NGC 2298.jpg
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Class VI
Constellation Puppis
Right ascension 06h 48m 59.4s
Declination −36° 00′ 19″
Apparent magnitude (V) 9.3
Physical characteristics
See also: Globular cluster, List of globular clusters

NGC 2298 is a globular cluster in the southern constellation of Puppis. Discovered by James Dunlop on May 30, 1826, it is probably a former member of the disputed Canis Major Dwarf galaxy.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NGC 2298 (seds.org)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: Sky map 06h 48m 59.4s, −36° 00′ 19″