NGC 306

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NGC 306
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 00h 54m 14.2s[1]
Declination −72° 14′ 32″[1]
Distance ~200000
Apparent magnitude (V) 12.07[2]
Apparent dimensions (V) 1.1' x 1.1'[2]
Physical characteristics
Other designations ESO 029-SC 023.[1]
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 306 is an open cluster in the Small Magellanic Cloud. It is located in the constellation Tucana. It was discovered on October 4, 1836 by John Herschel.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0306. Retrieved September 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "NGC 306". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved December 31, 2016. 
  3. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 300 - 349". Cseligman. Retrieved October 20, 2016.