NGC 1860

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NGC 1860
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Hubble Space Telescope photograph of NGC 1860
Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)
ConstellationDorado
Right ascension 05h 10m 41s[1]
Declination−68° 45′ 13″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)12.0[1]
Apparent dimensions (V)2'[1]
Physical characteristics
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 1860 is an open cluster in the Large Magellanic Cloud in the constellation Dorado. It was discovered in 1836 by John Herschel[2] with an 18.7-inch reflecting telescope.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "NGC 1860". Simbad. Retrieved 13 July 2015.
  2. ^ Seligman, Courtney. "Celestial Atlas: NGC Objects: NGC 1850 - 1899". cseligman.com. Archived from the original on 13 July 2015. Retrieved 13 July 2015.
  3. ^ NGC/IC Project