NGC 272

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NGC 272
NGC 0272 DSS.jpg
DSS image of NGC 272
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 00h 51m 25.1s[1]
Declination+35° 49′ 18″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)8.5[2]
Physical characteristics
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 272 is an open cluster (rather an 'L' shaped asterism) located in the constellation Andromeda. It was discovered on August 2, 1864 by Heinrich d'Arrest.[2]


  1. ^ a b "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0272. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 250 - 299". Cseligman. Retrieved October 10, 2016.