NGC 2240

NGC 2240

NGC 2240
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Auriga constellation
Right ascension 06h 33m 10.5s
Declination +35° 15′ 02″
Apparent dimensions (V) 11'
Physical characteristics

NGC 2240 is an open cluster in the constellation Auriga. It was discovered by William Herschel on January 3, 1786,[1] and is located about 5.1 thousand light-years away.

References

  1. ^ "Celestial Atlas". Courtney Seligman. Retrieved 2015-06-02.