Location of the NGC 1850 cluster in the constellation Dorado

This chart maps the southern constellation Dorado and showcases other stars in that region of the sky, most of which can be seen with the naked eye on a clear dark night. NGC 1850 — a cluster of thousands of stars roughly 160 000 light-years away in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a Milky Way neighbour — is marked with a red circle.


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Release date:11 November 2021, 13:00
Related releases:eso2116
Size:3338 x 3335 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 1850
Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation

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