The globular cluster NGC 1978

Image of NGC 1978
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 1978 is not observable because it lies so far south that it never rises above the horizon.

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Name NGC 1978
Object Type Globular Cluster
Position
Constellation:Dorado
Magnitude:10.70 (V)[1]
10.70 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.00
Right Ascension:05h28m [1]
Declination:-66°14' [1]
Distance:50.0 kpc
163.0 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-7.79

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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