NGC 261

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NGC 261
Diffuse nebula
Observation data: J2000 epoch
Right ascension 00h 46m 27.9s[1]
Declination −73° 06′ 13″[1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 1.3' × 1.1'[2]
Designations ESO 029-EN 012, IRAS 00447-7322[1]
See also: Lists of nebulae

NGC 261 is a diffuse nebula located in the constellation Tucana. It was discovered on September 5, 1826 by James Dunlop.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0261. Retrieved September 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ "NGC 261". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. 
  3. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 200 - 249". Cseligman. Retrieved September 28, 2016.