NGC 5823

NGC 5823

NGC 5823
NGC 5823 (taken from Stellarium)
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Circinus
Right ascension 15h 05m 44.8s
Declination −55° 37′ 30″
Distance (1192 pc)
Apparent magnitude (V) 7.9
Physical characteristics
Other designations Caldwell 88
Map showing the location of NGC 5823

NGC 5823 (Caldwell 88) is an open cluster in the southern constellation of Circinus, near (and extending across) its border with the constellation Lupus. It was discovered by Scottish astronomer James Dunlop in 1826.

External links

  • NGC 5823 on WikiSky: DSS2, SDSS, GALEX, IRAS, Hydrogen α, X-Ray, Astrophoto, Sky Map, Articles and images