NGC 1974

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NGC 1974
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NGC 1974 through the Hubble Space Telescope
Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)
ConstellationDorado
Right ascension 05h 28m 59.02s[1]
Declination−67° 25′ 26.9″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)9.0[2]
Apparent dimensions (V)1.7[3]
Physical characteristics
Other designationsNGC 1991, ESO 85-SC89, GC 1178, h 2877, Dun 213[2]
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 1974 (also known as NGC 1991 and ESO 85-SC89) is an open cluster associated with an emission nebula which is located in the Dorado constellation which is part of the Large Magellanic Cloud. It was discovered by James Dunlop on November 6, 1826 and it was observed by John Herschel on January 2, 1837 which was later cataloged as NGC 1991.[4] Its apparent size is 9.0[2] and its size is 1.7 arc minutes.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NED results for object NGC 1974". NED. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "NGC 1974". SEDS. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Object: NGC 1974 (*)". SEDS. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  4. ^ "NGC 1974 (= NGC 1991, in the Large Magellanic Cloud)". cseligman. Retrieved 11 November 2017.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to NGC 1974 at Wikimedia Commons