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

NGC 225

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NGC 225
NGC225HunterWilson.jpg
NGC 225 in Cassiopeia
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationCassiopeia[1]
Right ascension00h 43.7m [2]
Declination+61° 47′[2]
Distance2200 ly (676 pc[3])
Apparent magnitude (V)7.0[2]
Apparent dimensions (V)12 arcminute
Physical characteristics
Notable featuresImage
Other designationsCr 7, C 0040+615
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 225 is an open cluster in the constellation Cassiopeia. It is located roughly 2,200 light-years from Earth. It is about 100 to 150 million years old.[3]

The binary fraction, or the fraction of stars that are multiple stars, is 0.52.[3]

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  1. ^ R. W. Sinnott, ed. (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 978-0-933346-51-2.
  2. ^ a b c "NGC 225". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2006-05-29.
  3. ^ a b c Yalyalieva, L.; Carraro, G.; Glushkova, E.; Munari, U.; Ochner, P. (2022). "The young Galactic cluster NGC 225: Binary stars' content and total mass estimate". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. doi:10.1093/mnras/stac1199.

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