NGC 2419 is a globular cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 300,000 Ly light years away in the constellation of Lynx.
It is also referred to as NGC(2419) 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 2419 was discovered in 1788 by William Herschel.
The Globular Cluster's location is 07 38 08.51 (R.A.) and +38 52 54.9 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 9.06 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.
|Right Ascension||07 38 08.51|
|Declination||+38 52 54.9|
|Distance (Lt.Yr)||300,000 Ly|
|Visual / Apparent Magnitude||9.06|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes|
|Year of Discovery||1788|
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