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Observation by Alan Thomas: NGC559 open cluster in Cassiopeia

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Alan Thomas

Observer

Alan Thomas

Observed

2021 Oct 18 - 22:44

Uploaded

2021 Oct 19 - 11:05

Objects

NGC559

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Constellation

Cassiopeia

Field centre

RA: 01h29m
Dec: +63°20'
Position angle: -127°30'

Field size

0°20' × 0°20'

Equipment
  • Unistellar eQuinox 112mm reflector
Exposure

2min

Location

Norbreck Observatory, Warrington, Cheshire, UK.

Target name

NGC559 open cluster in Cassiopeia

Title

NGC559 open cluster in Cassiopeia

About this image

Discovered by William Herschel in 1787. Distance c.3,700ly. Age c.2billion years.

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