NGC 265

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NGC 265
A Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image of NGC 265.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Tucana
Right ascension 0h 47m 11.6s[1]
Declination −73° 28′ 38.1″[1]
Distance 200,000 ly [2]
Physical characteristics
Radius 32ly[2]
Other designations ESO 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 "SIMBAD Astronomical Database". Results for NGC 265. Retrieved 2007-04-17. 
  2. ^ a b "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.