NGC 1868

NGC 1868

NGC 1868
Hubble Space Telescope photograph of NGC 1868
Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)
Right ascension 05h 14m 36s[1]
Declination −63° 57.3′[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 11.6[1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 3.9[1]
Physical characteristics

NGC 1868 is a globular cluster in the Large Magellanic Cloud in the constellation Dorado.[1] It was discovered by John Herschel in 1834.[1]


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External links

  • Flower, P. J., Geisler, D., Olszewski, E. W., & Hodge, P.: NGC 1868 - A metal-poor intermediate-age cluster in the Large Magellanic Cloud, 1980ApJ...235..769F