NGC 299

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NGC 299
NGC 299 - Potw1642a.tiff
HST image of the cluster 299
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 00h 53m 24.0s[1]
Declination −72° 11′ 50″[1]
Distance ~200000
Apparent magnitude (V) 11.73[2]
Apparent dimensions (V) 0.9' x 0.9'[2]
Physical characteristics
Other designations ESO 051-SC 005.[1]
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 299 is an open cluster in the Small Magellanic Cloud. It is located in the constellation Tucana. It was discovered on August 12, 1834 by John Herschel.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0299. Retrieved September 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "NGC 299". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved December 31, 2016. 
  3. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 250 - 299". Cseligman. Retrieved October 18, 2016.