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NGC 7789 Facts

NGC 7789 is an open cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 7.6 Kilo Ly light years away in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

It is also referred to as NGC(7789) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue. NGC 7789 was discovered in 1783 by Caroline Herschel.

The Open Cluster's location is 23:57:24 (R.A.) and 56:42:30 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 7.00 Magnitude with an apparent dimension of 16 . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File

NameNGC 7789
TypeOpen Cluster
NGC Id7789
Right Ascension23:57:24
Distance (Lt.Yr)7.6 Kilo Ly
Apparent Dimension16
Visual / Apparent Magnitude7.00
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes
Year of Discovery1783
DiscovererCaroline Herschel

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