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name: ngc 188
name (alternate): mel 2
typ (catalog): open cluster (ngc)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 0 h 47 m 30 s dec: 85 ° 14 ' 29 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 0.79167 dec: 85.24139 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
5.00 thousand lightyears convert this
brightness (visible):
8.10 mag
redshift:
not added yet
constellation:
cepheus (cep) symbolism: cepheus, a king of ethiopia
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
size of the object: 13.00 x 13.00
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: also called ocl 309 or c1, 6.30 billion years old
image (max. 500kb): click here to view the image
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processing: it's recommended to use: open cluster
visible: yes