NGC 3603 is a nebula object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 20,000 Ly light years away in the constellation of Carina.
It is also referred to as NGC(3603) 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 3603 was discovered in 1834 by John Herschel.
The Nebula's location is 11:15:23 (R.A.) and -61:15:00 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 9.00 Magnitude with an apparent dimension of 12.0 . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.
|Distance (Lt.Yr)||20,000 Ly|
|Visual / Apparent Magnitude||9.00|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes|
|Year of Discovery||1834|
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