NGC 1502

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NGC 1502
NGC 1502.png
NGC 1502 (taken from Stellarium)
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Camelopardalis
Right ascension 04h 07.50m[1]
Declination +62° 19.9′[1]
Distance 2,700 ly (821 pc[2])
Apparent magnitude (V) 6.9[1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 20 arcmin[3]
Physical characteristics
Other designations NGC 1502[1]
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 1502 is a small open cluster of approximately 45 stars in the constellation Camelopardalis, it was discovered by William Herschel November 3, 1787.[3] Kemble's Cascade seems to "flow" into NGC 1502.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "NGC 1502". Simbad. Retrieved 11 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "WEBDA page for open cluster NGC 1502". WEBDA. Archived from the original on 11 July 2015. Retrieved 11 July 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Seligman, Courtney. "Celestial Atlas: NGC Objects: NGC 1500 - 1549". cseligman.com. Archived from the original on 11 July 2015. Retrieved 11 July 2015. 


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Coordinates: Sky map 04h 07m 48s, +62° 20′ 00″