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NGC 1866 Facts

NGC 1866 Facts Globular Cluster in Dorado

NGC 1866 is a globular cluster object of interest in space. in the constellation of Dorado.

It is also referred to as NGC(1866) 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. NGC 1866 was discovered in 1826 by James Dunlop.

The Globular Cluster's location is 05:13:38.920 (R.A.) and -65:27:52.75 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 10.00 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File


NameNGC 1866
TypeGlobular Cluster
NGC Id1866
ConstellationDorado
Right Ascension05:13:38.920
Declination-65:27:52.75
Visual / Apparent Magnitude10.00
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes
Year of Discovery1826
DiscovererJames Dunlop
Sourcehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NGC_1866


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