NGC 1955

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NGC 1955
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The open cluster NGC 1955
Observation data
ConstellationDorado
Right ascension 05h 26m 10.0s[1]
Declination−67° 29′ 51″
Apparent magnitude (V)9.0 [1][2]
Apparent dimensions (V)1.8 [3]
Physical characteristics
Other designationsESO 56-SC121, GC 1161, h 2863, Dun 211[4]
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 1955 (also known as ESO 56-SC121) is an open cluster associated with an emission nebula located in the Dorado constellation. This nebula is part of the H II region[5] which is part of the Large Magellanic Cloud and was discovered by James Dunlop on August 3, 1826.[3] Its apparent magnitude is 9.0, and its size is 1.8 arc minutes.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Object: NGC 1955 (*)". SEDS. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  2. ^ "NGC 1955 - Vizier". Vizier. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  3. ^ a b "NGC 1955 (in the Large Magellanic Cloud)". cseligman. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  4. ^ "NGC 1955". SEDS. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  5. ^ "NED results for object NGC 1955". NED. Retrieved 30 October 2017.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to NGC 1955 at Wikimedia Commons