NGC 4463

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NGC 4463
NGC 4463 2MASS.jpg
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension12h 30m [1]
Declination−64° 47′[1]
Physical characteristics
Other designationsCr 260
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 4463 is an open cluster in the constellation Musca. The young planetary nebula He 2-86 is believed to be a member of the cluster.[2]


  1. ^ a b "SIMBAD Astronomical Database". Results for NGC 4463. Retrieved 2007-04-10.
  2. ^ Moni Bidin, C.; Majaess, D.; Bonatto, C.; Mauro, F.; Turner, D.; Geisler, D.; Chené, A.-N.; Gormaz-Matamala, A. C.; Borissova, J.; Kurtev, R. G.; Minniti, D.; Carraro, G.; Gieren, W. (2014). "Investigating potential planetary nebula/Cluster pairs". Astronomy & Astrophysics. 561: A119. arXiv:1311.0760. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201220802.

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Coordinates: Sky map 12h 30m 00s, −64° 47′ 00″