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name: double cluster
name (alternate): caldwell 14
typ (catalog): open cluster (ngc)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 2 h 20 m 0 s dec: 57 ° 8 ' 0 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 2.33333 dec: 57.13333 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
2.3 kpc convert this
brightness (visible):
3.70 mag visible to the naked eye
redshift:
not added yet
constellation:
perseus (per) symbolism: the hero
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: is the common name for the open clusters ngc 869 and ngc 884, the clusters are relatively young, both 12.8 million years old
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processing: it's recommended to use: open cluster
visible: yes