NGC 294

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NGC 294
NGC294 - HST 9891 18 R814GB555.png
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 00h 53m 04.7s[1]
Declination −73° 22′ 49″[1]
Distance ~200000
Apparent magnitude (V) 12.24[2]
Apparent dimensions (V) 1.7' x 1.7'[2]
Physical characteristics
Other designations ESO 029-SC 022.[1]
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 294 is an open cluster located in the Small Magellanic Cloud in the constellation Tucana. It was discovered on April 11, 1834 by John Herschel, although it was possibly observed on September 5, 1826 by James Dunlop.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0294. Retrieved September 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "NGC 294". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved December 31, 2016. 
  3. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 250 - 299". Cseligman. Retrieved October 17, 2016.