The open cluster NGC 1856

Image of NGC 1856
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 1856 is not observable because it lies so far south that it never rises above the horizon.

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Name NGC 1856
Object Type Open Cluster
Position
Constellation:Dorado
Magnitude:10.06 (V) [2]
10.40 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.34
Right ascension:05h09m [2]
Declination:-69°07' [2]
Distance:47.0 kpc
153.2 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-8.30

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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