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NGC 1770

NGC 1770 (also ESO 56-SC35) is a magnitude +9.0 open cluster and H II 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 04h 57m 18.0s, Declination -68 24' 54"

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