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NGC 1860

NGC 1860 (also ESO 56-SC75) is a magnitude +11.0 open cluster 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.
The cluster was rediscovered by John Herschel in December 1836.

Right Ascension 05h 10m 39.6s, Declination -68 45' 08"

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