NGC 361

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NGC 361
NGC 0361 DSS
NGC 361
Credit: Digitized Sky Survey
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 01h 02m 10.1s[1]
Declination−71° 36′ 17″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)11.77[2]
Apparent dimensions (V)2.6' x 2.6'[2]
Physical characteristics
Other designationsESO 051-SC 012.[1]
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 361 is an open cluster in the Small Magellanic Cloud. It is located in the constellation Tucana. It was discovered on September 6, 1826 by James Dunlop. It was described by Dreyer as "very very faint, pretty large, very little extended, very gradually brighter middle."[3]

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  1. ^ a b c d "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0361. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "NGC 361". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved January 1, 2017.
  3. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 350 - 399". Cseligman. Retrieved November 20, 2016.

Coordinates: Sky map 01h 02m 10.1s, -71° 36′ 17″