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NGC 1955

NGC 1955 (also ESO 56-SC121) is a magnitude +8.87 open cluster and emission nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud located in the constellation Dorado.

The cluster was discovered by Scottish astronomer James Dunlop using a homemade 9-foot 22.86 cm (9 inch) f/12 speculum Newtonian reflector at Paramatta, New South Wales, Australia, on the 3rd August 1826.

Right Ascension 05h 26m 10.0s, Declination -67 29' 51"

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