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Object description
NGC 4833 - a globular cluster in the constellation Fly (Musca)

Object Description:

NGC 4833 is a beautiful globular cluster, classified as type VIII, with a respectable apparent diameter of 14 arcminutes. Its distance to the solar system is given as 22 000 light years and the age of the stars is estimated at 12.5 billion years. NGC 4833 was discovered in 1751 by N. L. de Lacaille.

e also have a wide field view of NGC 4833, together with another globular cluster - NGC 4372 - and the dark molecular cloud Sandqvist +149. We show the image here.

An image of the core region of NGC 4833 from the Hubble Space Telescope can be found here. And a photometric study here.

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