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Catalogue and alternative designations NGC 4833


Type Globular cluster
Position  12 59.6, -70 53
Constellation Musca
Camera and Telescope STXL16200 and 36.8 cm Ritchey Chretien
Focal Ratio F9
Exposure Details LRGB = 180:70:70:70 with Astrodon series 2 filters.  Luminance unbinned, colours 2x2 
Description This magnitude 7 globular cluster is one of two in Musca, the other being NGC 4372 .  The diameter is about 4' and the distance about 21,500 light years.  It was discovered by Lacaille during his journey to South Africa in 1751-52 and cataloged in 1755.