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NGC 188

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Open cluster located in the constellation of Cepheus. Estimated age of 6+ billion years, most open clusters drift apart after only a few million years. It lies above the plane of the Milky Way, and located further out than our Sun which may account for its longevity.

Additional Info

  • Constellation: Cepheus
  • Right Ascension: 00h 48m 26s
  • Declination: +85° 15.3′
  • Distance (Lightyears): 5,400
  • Telescope: Explore Scientific 127 Refractor
  • Camera: ZWO 1600MM Mono cmos
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