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NGC 188

Index NGC 188

NGC 188 is an open cluster in the constellation Cepheus. [1]

13 relations: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Caldwell catalogue, Cambridge University Press, Celestial pole, Cepheus (constellation), Epoch (astronomy), John Herschel, Light-year, Milky Way, New General Catalogue, Open cluster, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Sun.

Astronomy & Astrophysics

Astronomy & Astrophysics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering theoretical, observational, and instrumental astronomy and astrophysics.

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Caldwell catalogue

The Caldwell Catalogue is an astronomical catalogue of 109 star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies for observation by amateur astronomers.

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Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.

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Celestial pole

The north and south celestial poles are the two imaginary points in the sky where the Earth's axis of rotation, indefinitely extended, intersects the celestial sphere.

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Cepheus (constellation)

Cepheus is a constellation in the northern sky, which is named after Cepheus (a King in the Greek mythology).

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Epoch (astronomy)

In astronomy, an epoch is a moment in time used as a reference point for some time-varying astronomical quantity, such as the celestial coordinates or elliptical orbital elements of a celestial body, because these are subject to perturbations and vary with time.

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John Herschel

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Baronet (7 March 1792 – 11 May 1871) was an English polymath, mathematician, astronomer, chemist, inventor, experimental photographer who invented the blueprint, and did botanical work.

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Light-year

The light-year is a unit of length used to express astronomical distances and measures about 9.5 trillion kilometres or 5.9 trillion miles.

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Milky Way

The Milky Way is the galaxy that contains our Solar System.

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New General Catalogue

The New General Catalogue of Nebulae and Clusters of Stars (abbreviated as NGC) is a catalogue of deep-sky objects compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888.

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Open cluster

An open cluster is a group of up to a few thousand stars that were formed from the same giant molecular cloud and have roughly the same age.

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Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific

Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (often abbreviated as PASP in references and literature) is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal managed by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.

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Sun

The Sun is the star at the center of the Solar System.

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C 0039+850, Caldwell 1, Cl Melotte 2, NGC188, OCl 309.0, Open Cluster NGC 188.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NGC_188

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