NGC 4833

Globular Cluster NGC 4833 (= Lacaille I.4 = Dunlop 164 = Bennett 56), class VIII, in Musca

12 Muscae

[NGC 4833, M. Purcell]
Right Ascension 12 : 59.6 (h:m)
Declination -70 : 53 (deg:m)
Distance 21.2 (kly)
Visual Brightness 6.91 (mag)
Apparent Dimension 13.5 (arc min)

Discovered by Nicholas Louis de Lacaille on March 17, 1752.

The southern globular cluster NGC 4833 was discovered by Nicholas Louis de Lacaille during his 1751-1752 journey to South Africa.

The image in this page was obtained by Michael Purcell from the Grove Creek Observatory, Australia, with a C-14 telescope at f/7 and ST-7 CCD camera on April 28, 1998 at 18:52:30 UT. It was exposed for 30 sec.

  • More information on this image by Michael Purcell

    In the Astronomical League's Southern Sky Binocular Club list. Caldwell 105 in Patrick Moore's list.

  • Marco Castellani's data for NGC 4833
  • SIMBAD Data of NGC 4833
  • Publications on NGC 4833 (NASA ADS)
  • Observing Reports for NGC 4833 (IAAC Netastrocatalog)
  • NGC Online data for NGC 4833


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