Pearl Cluster (NGC 3766)

Physical Properties

Revised+Historic NGC/IC Version 22/9, © 2022 Dr. Wolfgang Steinicke [277]
Designation NGC 3766
Type OCL (I1p)
Right Ascension (J2000.0) 11h 36m 14.3s
Declination (J2000.0) -61° 36' 36"
Diameter 15 arcmin
Visual magnitude 5.3 mag
Metric Distance 1.745 kpc
Identification, Remarks h 3352; GC 2468; OCL 860; ESO 129-SC27

Finder Chart

The open cluster NGC 3766 is located in the constellation Centaurus. Unfortunately it is not visible from Europe. On 13 March it in opposition with the Sun and is therefore highest in the sky at local midnight.

Finder Chart Pearl Cluster (NGC 3766)
Pearl Cluster (NGC 3766) in constellation Centaurus. Charts created using SkySafari 6 Pro and STScI Digitized Sky Survey. Limiting magnitudes: Constellation chart ~6.5 mag, DSS2 close-ups ~20 mag. [149, 160]

Objects Within a Radius of 15°

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