NGC 1969

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NGC 1969
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 05h 26m 34.11s[1]
Declination−69° 50′ 26.7″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)10.28[1]
Apparent dimensions (V)0.8′[2]
Physical characteristics
Other designationsESO 56-SC124[3]
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 1969 (also known as ESO 56-SC124) is an open star cluster in the Dorado constellation and is part of the Large Magellanic Cloud. It was discovered by James Dunlop on September 24, 1826.[4] Its apparent size is 0.8 arc minutes.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c "NGC 1969". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Revised NGC Data for NGC 1969". SEDS. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Open Cluster NGC 1969". DSO. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  4. ^ "NGC 1969 (in the Large Magellanic Cloud)". cseligman. Retrieved 5 February 2018.

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Coordinates: Sky map 05h 26m 34.11s, -69° 50′ 26.7″