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

7 relations: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Caldwell catalogue, Cepheus (constellation), Epoch (astronomy), John Herschel, New General Catalogue, Open cluster.

Astronomy and Astrophysics

Astronomy and 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 catalog of 109 star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies for observation by amateur astronomers.

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Cepheus (constellation)

Cepheus is a constellation in the northern sky.

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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, and experimental photographer, who in some years also did valuable botanical work.

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New General Catalogue

The New General Catalogue of Nebulae and Clusters of Stars (abbreviated as NGC) is a well-known catalogue of deep-sky objects in astronomy compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888, as a new version of John Herschel's Catalogue of Nebulae and Clusters of Stars.

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Open cluster

An open cluster, also known as galactic 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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C 0039+850, Caldwell 1, Cl Melotte 2, NGC188, OCl 309.0, Open Cluster NGC 188.


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

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