NGC 265

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NGC 265
A Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image of NGC 265.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension0h 47m 11.6s[1]
Declination−73° 28′ 38.1″[1]
Distance200,000 ly[2]
Physical characteristics
Radius32 ly[2]
Other designationsESO 29-14[1]
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 265 is an open cluster in the Small Magellanic Cloud,[3] which is located in the constellation Tucana.

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  1. ^ a b c "NGC 265". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2007-04-17.
  2. ^ a b "Magellanic gemstone in the southern sky [NGC 265]". Space Telescope Website. Retrieved 2009-03-02.
  3. ^ Nemiroff, R.; Bonnell, J., eds. (1 May 2006). "Open Cluster NGC 290: A Stellar Jewel Box". Astronomy Picture of the Day. NASA. Retrieved 2007-04-17.

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