NGC 1997

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NGC 1997
NGC 1997 DSS.jpg
NGC 1997 Open cluster within the Large Magellanic Cloud.
Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)
ConstellationDorado
Right ascension 05h 30m 34.7s[1]
Declination−63° 11′ 58″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)13.43[2]
Apparent dimensions (V)1.80[2]
Physical characteristics
Other designationsESO 86-SC1, GC 1200, h 2886[3]
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 1997 (also known as ESO 86-SC1) is an open cluster located in the Dorado constellation which is part of the Large Magellanic Cloud. It was discovered by John Herschel on November 30, 1834.[4] Its apparent magnitude is 13.43 and its size is 1.80 arc minutes. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NED results for object NGC 1997". NED. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "NGC 1997 -- Cluster of Stars". SIMBAD. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  3. ^ "NGC 1997". SEDS. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  4. ^ "NGC 1997 (in the Large Magellanic Cloud)". cseligman. Retrieved 11 November 2017.