NGC 189

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NGC 189
Observation data
Right ascension 00h 39m 36s[1]
Declination+61° 04′[1]
Distance3,500 ly (1073.092 pc)
Apparent magnitude (V)8.8
Apparent dimensions (V)3.7′
Physical characteristics
Other designationsC 0036+608 OCL 301
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.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b "NGC 189". Archived from the original on 20 January 2008. Retrieved 26 December 2007.

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