NGC 1893

NGC 1893

NGC 1893
Star Cluster NGC 1893 imbedded in the emission nebula IC 410.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Auriga
Right ascension 05h 22m 44.(0)s[1]
Declination +33° 24′ 4(2)″[1]
Distance 3,280 ly (1,010 pc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 7.5[3]
Apparent dimensions (V) 11.0′[3]
Physical characteristics
Estimated age 4 Myr[4]
Other designations C0519+333, Collinder 63, Lund 166, Melotte 33, OCL 439, OCISM 101, Raab 24

NGC 1893 is an open cluster in the constellation Auriga. The star cluster is imbedded in the HII region IC 410.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b Wu, Zhen-Yu; et al. (November 2009), "The orbits of open clusters in the Galaxy",  
  2. ^ Kharchenko, N. V.; et al. (August 2005). "Astrophysical parameters of Galactic open clusters". Astronomy and Astrophysics 438 (3): 1163–1173.  
  3. ^ a b Gilmour, Jess K. (2012), The Practical Astronomer’s Deep-sky Companion, The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series, Springer Science & Business Media, p. 13,  
  4. ^ Marco, Amparo; et al. (April 2001), "Photometric and Spectroscopic Study of the Young Open Cluster NGC 1893", The Astronomical Journal 121 (4): 2075−2088,  
  5. ^ Lim, Beomdu; et al. (September 2014), "Sejong Open Cluster Survey (SOS) - III. The young open cluster NGC 1893 in the H II region W8", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 443 (1): 454−473,  

External links

  • http://messier45.com/
  • Image NGC 1893
  • NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day 2006 August 15