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NGC 2298

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NGC 2298
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension06h 48m 59.4s
Declination−36° 00′ 19″
Apparent magnitude (V)9.3
Physical characteristics
Notable featuresMelotte 53
See also: Globular cluster, List of globular clusters

NGC 2298 is a globular cluster in the southern constellation of Puppis. Discovered by James Dunlop on May 30, 1826, it is probably a former member of the disputed Canis Major Dwarf galaxy.[1]


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Coordinates: Sky map 06h 48m 59.4s, −36° 00′ 19″

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