NGC 1898

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Coordinates: Sky map 05h 16m 41.24s, -69° 39′ 24.4″

NGC 1898
NGC1898 - HST - Potw1840a.tiff
NGC 1898 taken by Hubble Space Telescope.[1]
Observation data (J2000[2] epoch)
Right ascension 05h 16m 41.24s[2]
Declination−69° 39′ 24.4″[2]
Distance170.000 ly
Apparent magnitude (V)11.86[2]
Physical characteristics
Other designationsBSDL 2439, ESO 56-90, OGLE-CL LMC 292, [SL63] 350[2]
See also: Globular cluster, List of globular clusters

NGC 1898 is a globular cluster[3] located in the constellation of Dorado at an approximate distance of 170.000 ly.[citation needed] NGC 1898 was discovered in 1834 by John Herschel.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Celestial fairy lights". Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d e "NGC 1898". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2018-10-01.
  3. ^ Hodge, Paul W. (1960). "Studies of the Large Magellanic Cloud. I. The Red Globular Clusters". The Astrophysical Journal. 131: 351. Bibcode:1960ApJ...131..351H. doi:10.1086/146838.