NGC 1903

NGC 1903

NGC 1903
Hubble Space Telescope photograph of NGC 1903
Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)
Right ascension 05h 17m 22.4s [1]
Declination −69° 20′ 07″ [1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 11.9 [2]
Apparent dimensions (V) 1' [3]
Physical characteristics

NGC 1903 is a star cluster in the Large Magellanic Cloud in the constellation Dorado. It was discovered in 1834 by John Herschel with an 18.7-inch reflecting telescope. [4]

Sources

  • van Loon, J. Th.; Marshall, J. R.; Zijlstra, A. A.: Dust-enshrouded giants in clusters in the Magellanic Clouds; Astronomy and Astrophysics 442 (2), S. 597-613 (2005)
  1. ^ a b SIMBAD
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  4. ^ NGC/IC Project