Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Free
Faster access than browser!
 

NGC 884

Index NGC 884

NGC 884 is an open cluster located 7600 light years away in the constellation of Perseus. [1]

15 relations: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Caldwell catalogue, Cambridge University Press, Cassiopeia (constellation), Double Cluster, Epoch (astronomy), Hipparchus, Light-year, Milky Way, New General Catalogue, NGC 869, Open cluster, Parsec, Perseus (constellation), Perseus OB1.

Astronomy & Astrophysics

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

New!!: NGC 884 and Astronomy & Astrophysics · See more »

Caldwell catalogue

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

New!!: NGC 884 and Caldwell catalogue · See more »

Cambridge University Press

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

New!!: NGC 884 and Cambridge University Press · See more »

Cassiopeia (constellation)

Cassiopeia is a constellation in the northern sky, named after the vain queen Cassiopeia in Greek mythology, who boasted about her unrivalled beauty.

New!!: NGC 884 and Cassiopeia (constellation) · See more »

Double Cluster

The Double Cluster (also known as Caldwell 14) is the common name for the open clusters NGC 869 and NGC 884 (often designated h Persei and χ Persei, respectively), which are close together in the constellation Perseus.

New!!: NGC 884 and Double Cluster · See more »

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.

New!!: NGC 884 and Epoch (astronomy) · See more »

Hipparchus

Hipparchus of Nicaea (Ἵππαρχος, Hipparkhos) was a Greek astronomer, geographer, and mathematician.

New!!: NGC 884 and Hipparchus · See more »

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.

New!!: NGC 884 and Light-year · See more »

Milky Way

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

New!!: NGC 884 and Milky Way · See more »

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.

New!!: NGC 884 and New General Catalogue · See more »

NGC 869

NGC 869 is an open cluster located 7600 light years away in the constellation of Perseus.

New!!: NGC 884 and NGC 869 · See more »

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.

New!!: NGC 884 and Open cluster · See more »

Parsec

The parsec (symbol: pc) is a unit of length used to measure large distances to astronomical objects outside the Solar System.

New!!: NGC 884 and Parsec · See more »

Perseus (constellation)

Perseus is a constellation in the northern sky, being named after the Greek mythological hero Perseus.

New!!: NGC 884 and Perseus (constellation) · See more »

Perseus OB1

Perseus OB1 is a OB association in the Northern Celestial Hemisphere in the constellation Perseus.

New!!: NGC 884 and Perseus OB1 · See more »

Redirects here:

H and Chi Persei.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NGC_884

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »