NGC 2204

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NGC 2204
NGC 2204 DSS.jpg
NGC 2204, Digitized Sky Survey.
Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)
Right ascension 06h 15.7m[1]
Declination −18° 39′[1]
Distance 8.6 kly[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 8.6[1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 13.0′
Physical characteristics
Radius 16.25ly
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 2204 is an open cluster in the Canis Major constellation. It was discovered by William Herschel on February 6, 1785.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e Frommert, Hartmut; Kronberg, Christine. "NGC 2204". SEDS. Archived from the original on 9 July 2015. Retrieved 9 July 2015.

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Coordinates: Sky map 06h 15m 33s, −18° 39′ 54″