NGC 1528

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NGC 1528
NGC 1528 Open Cluster
NGC 1528 Open Cluster
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 04h 15m 23s[1]
Declination+51° 12′ 54″[1]
Distance2,530 ly (776 pc[2])
Apparent magnitude (V)6.4 [1]
Apparent dimensions (V)23'
Physical characteristics
Estimated age370 millions years
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 1528 is an open cluster in the constellation Perseus. It was discovered by William Herschel in 1790. It is located in the north-eastern part of the constellation, just under 3 degrees north of μ Persei. Less than 1.5° to the southeast is the open cluster NGC 1545 (m = 6.2). The NGC 1528 is clearly visible with 10x50 binoculars. 165 stars are recognised as members of NGC 1528, the brightest of which has apparent magnitude 8.7.[3]

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  1. ^ a b c "NGC 1342". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2015-06-19.
  2. ^ WEBDA: NGC 1528
  3. ^ Stephen James O'Meara (2007). Deep-Sky Companions: Hidden Treasures. Cambridge University Press. pp. 131–132. ISBN 9781139463737.

Coordinates: Sky map 04h 15m 23s, +51° 12′ 54″