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NGC 346 Facts

NGC 346 Facts Open Cluster in Tucana

NGC 346 is an open cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 21,000 LY light years away in the constellation of Tucana.

It is also referred to as NGC(346) 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 Open Cluster's location is 00:59:18 (R.A.) and -72:10:48 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 80.00 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File


NameNGC 346
TypeOpen Cluster
NGC Id346
ConstellationTucana
Right Ascension00:59:18
Declination-72:10:48
Distance (Lt.Yr)21,000 LY
Visual / Apparent Magnitude80.00
Naked Eye VisibleNeed something more powerful that the Hubble Space Telescope - Magnitudes
Sourcehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NGC_346


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