NGC 1502

NGC 1502 is a small open cluster of approximately 45 stars in the constellation Camelopardalis, discovered by William Herschel November 3, 1787.[3] Kemble's Cascade seems to "flow" into NGC 1502.

NGC 1502
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NGC 1502 (taken from Stellarium)
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationCamelopardalis
Right ascension04h 07.50m [1]
Declination+62° 19.9′[1]
Distance2,700 ly (821 pc[2])
Apparent magnitude (V)6.9[1]
Apparent dimensions (V)20 arcmin[3]]
Physical characteristics
Other designationsNGC 1502,[1] Cr 45
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters
The location of NGC 1502 (circled in red)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "NGC 1502". Simbad. Retrieved 11 July 2015.
  2. ^ "WEBDA page for open cluster NGC 1502". WEBDA. Archived from the original on 11 July 2015. Retrieved 11 July 2015.
  3. ^ a b Seligman, Courtney. "Celestial Atlas: NGC Objects: NGC 1500 - 1549". cseligman.com. Archived from the original on 1 January 2016. Retrieved 11 July 2015.

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Coordinates:   04h 07m 48s, +62° 20′ 00″