NGC 1851

Globular Cluster NGC 1851, class II, in Columba

RA:
05:14:06.76
Dec:
-40:02:47.6
Distance from Sun:
39.4 kly
Distance from Galactic Center:
54.1 kly
Apparent Diameter:
11.0 arc min
Brightness:
7.14 mag vis
Radial Velocity:
+320.5 +/- 0.6 km/s
Diameter:
ly
Abs. Mag:
-8.33 Mag vis
Discovered by James Dunlop on May 29, 1826.

NGC 1851 was discovered by James Dunlop on May 29, 1826 and cataloged as Dunlop 508.

This cluster is probably a former member of the Canis Major Dwarf galaxy discovered in 2003.


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