NGC 241

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NGC 241
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Tucana
Right ascension 00h 43m 31.5s[1]
Declination −73° 26′ 26″[1]
Distance 195000 ly (60000 pc)
Apparent dimensions (V) 0.95′ × 0.95′[2]
Physical characteristics
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 241 is an open cluster located in the constellation Tucana. It is located within the Small Magellanic Cloud.[1] It was discovered on April 11, 1834 by John Herschel.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0241. Retrieved September 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ "NGC 241". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. 
  3. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 200 - 249". Cseligman. Retrieved September 24, 2016.