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Observation by Alan Thomas: NGC188 Open Cluster in Cepheus

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Alan Thomas

Observer

Alan Thomas

Observed

2022 Jan 11 - 19:33

Uploaded

2022 Jan 12 - 11:42

Objects

NGC188

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Constellation

Cepheus

Field centre

RA: 00h48m
Dec: +85°15'
Position angle: +153°22'

Field size

0°32' × 0°32'

Equipment
  • Unistellar eQuinox
Exposure

13min

Location

Norbreck Observatory, Warrington, Cheshire, UK.

Target name

NGC188 Open Cluster in Cepheus

Title

NGC188 Open Cluster in Cepheus

About this image

Discovered by John Herschel in 1831, this open cluster lies close to the Celestial North Pole. Distance c.5,000ly. Age: estimates vary widely but probably >5.0 billion years.

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