NGC 416

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NGC 416
NGC 416
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationTucana
Right ascension 01h 07m 58.5s[1]
Declination−72° 21′ 18″[1]
Distance199,000 ± 9,800 ly (61,000 ± 3,000 pc)[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)11.4[1]
Apparent dimensions (V)1.2′ × 1.2′[2]
Physical characteristics
Other designationsESO 029-SC 032.[1]
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 416 is an open cluster located in the constellation Tucana. It was discovered on September 5, 1826 by James Dunlop. It was described by Dreyer as "faint, pretty small, round, gradually brighter middle."[2] At a distance of about 199,000 ± 9,800 ly (61,000 ± 3,000 pc), it is located within the Small Magellanic Cloud.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0416. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 400 - 449". Cseligman. Retrieved February 11, 2017.