NGC 225

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NGC 225
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NGC 225 in Cassiopeia
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Cassiopeia[1]
Right ascension 00h 43.7m[2]
Declination +61° 47′[2]
Distance 2143 ly (657 pc)
Apparent magnitude (V) 7.0[2]
Apparent dimensions (V) 12 arcminute
Physical characteristics
Notable features Image
Other designations C 0040+615
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 225 is an open cluster in the constellation Cassiopeia. It was named "The Pommier Sailboat Cluster" by Rodney Pommier, MD.

References[edit]

  1. ^ R. W. Sinnott, editor (1988). The Complete New General Catalogue and Index Catalogue of Nebulae and Star Clusters by J. L. E. Dreyer. Sky Publishing Corporation and Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-933346-51-4. 
  2. ^ a b c "SIMBAD Astronomical Database". Results for NGC 225. Retrieved 2006-05-29. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 00h 43.7m 00s, +61° 47′ 00″