NGC 2027

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NGC 2027
NGC 2027 DSS.jpg
NGC 2027, just right of centre, with NGC 2021 just below it
Observation data
Right ascension 5h 31m 00s[1]
Declination−66° 54′ 59″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)11.9[2]
Apparent dimensions (V)0.7 [3]
Physical characteristics
Other designationsESO 86-SC13
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 2027 (also known as ESO 86-SC13) is a 12th magnitude open cluster located in the Dorado constellation which is also part of the Large Magellanic Cloud and was discovered by James Dunlop on November 6 1826. Its apparent size is 11.9 by 0.7 arc minutes.[2][3]


  1. ^ a b "Bright Nebula NGC 2027". dso-browser. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Revised NGC Data for NGC 2027". spider.seds. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  3. ^ a b "NGC 2027 (= an OCL in the Large Magellanic Cloud)". cseligman. Retrieved 13 October 2017.