NGC 436

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NGC 436
NGC 0436 DSS.jpg
DSS image of NGc 436
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationCassiopeia
Right ascension 01h 15m 58.0s[1]
Declination+58° 48′ 42″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)8.8[1]
Physical characteristics
Other designationsC 0112+585, OCISM 72, OCl 320, [KPS2012] MWSC 0111.[1]
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 436 is an open cluster located in the constellation Cassiopeia. It was discovered on November 3, 1787 by William Herschel. It was described by Dreyer as a "cluster, small, irregular figure, pretty compressed."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "NGC 422". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 6 February 2017.
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 400 - 449". Cseligman. Retrieved April 20, 2017.