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Catalogue and alternative designations NGC 456 region


Type SMC nebulous star clusters 
Position 01 14.4, -73 17
Constellation Tucana (SMC)
Camera and Telescope STXL11002 and 36.8 cm Ritchey Chretien
Focal Ratio F9
Exposure Details L(HaR)GB 180:50:50:50 Luminance 1x1, Colours 2x2.  Baader filters.   180m Ha blended into the red.
Description This is a chain of nebulous star clusters in the Small Magellanic Cloud some 20' long.  There is considerable OIII emission present.