NGC 1984

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NGC 1984
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The open cluster NGC 1984
Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)
ConstellationDorado
Right ascension 05h 27m 40.9s[1]
Declination−69° 08′ 04″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)9.99 [2]
Apparent dimensions (V)1.50 x 1.20[2]
Physical characteristics
Other designationsESO 56-SC132, GC 1187, h 2882[3]
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 1984 (also known as ESO 56-SC132) is an open cluster associated with an emission nebula, it is located in the constellation Dorado in the Large Magellanic Cloud. It was discovered by John Herschel on 16 December 1835[4]. The apparent magnitude is 9.9 and its size is 1.50 by 1.20 arc minutes.[2]

NGC 1984 contains a star called NGC 1984-16 which is at these co-ordinates 05 27 41.0 -69 08 06.[5]

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  1. ^ a b "NED results for object NGC 1984 *". NED. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "NGC 1984 -- Cluster of Stars". SIMBAD. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  3. ^ "NGC 1984". SEDS. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  4. ^ "NGC 1984 (in the Large Magellanic Cloud)". cseligman. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  5. ^ "NGC 1984 16 -- Star in Cluster". SIMBAD. Retrieved 3 December 2017.

Coordinates: Sky map 05h 27m 40.9s, -69° 08′ 04″