|Right Ascension||01 : 08.3 (h:m)
|Declination||+61 : 35 (deg:m)
|Distance|| 3.45 (kly)
|Visual Brightness|| 9.3 (mag)
|Apparent Dimension||6 (arc min)|
Discovered by William Herschel in 1787.
William Herschel found this cluster on November 3, 1787 and cataloged it as H VIII.64. Due to unknown reasons, he mis-identified it with a cluster discovered by his sister Caroline in 1783 which ahe had listed as her No. 12; however, Caroline had seen another, nearby cluster, which is probably NGC 189, according to Hoskin (2005).
Last Modification: March 11, 2009