NGC 189

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NGC 189
Observation data
Constellation Cassiopeia
Right ascension 00h 39m 36s[1]
Declination +61° 04′[1]
Distance 3,500 ly (1073.092 pc)
Apparent magnitude (V) 8.8
Apparent dimensions (V) 3.7′
Physical characteristics
Radius unknown
Other designations C 0036+608
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 189 is an open cluster in the Cassiopeia constellation. It was discovered by Caroline Herschel on 27 September 1783, and independently rediscovered by John Herschel on 27 October 1829.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NGC 189". Retrieved 2007-12-26. 

Coordinates: Sky map 00h 39m 36s, +61° 04′ 00″