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47 Tucanae

47 Tucanae Globular Cluster in Tucana

47 Tucanae is a globular cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 13,000 ly light years away in the constellation of Tucana.

It is also referred to as NGC(104) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue.

The Globular Cluster's location is 00h 24m 05.67 (R.A.) and –72d 04` 52.6 (Dec.). . The object can be seen with the naked eye, that is, you don't need a telescope/binoculars to see it.

Fact File


Name47 Tucanae
TypeGlobular Cluster
NGC Id104
ConstellationTucana
Right Ascension00h 24m 05.67
Declination–72d 04` 52.6
Distance (Lt.Yr)13,000 ly
Apparent Magnitude4
Naked Eye VisibleYes - Magnitudes


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