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Lesson Tag: Cepheus

Star Cluster NGC188

NGC188 Statistics Target Type Right Ascension Declination Constellation Magnitude Size NGC188 Open Cluster 00h 49m 37s +85° 21′ 28″ Cepheus +8.1 17.0 arcminutes NGC 188 is a star cluster lying in a quiet part of the night sky just a few degrees away from Polaris in the constellation of Cepheus. It is visible throughout the …

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Iris Nebula (NGC 7023)

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size Iris Nebula Reflection Nebula 21h 01m 48s +68° 12′ 00″ Cepheus +7.2 18 x 18 arcmins Overview Let’s wrap up June’s challenges with a bright nebula in the constellation of Cepheus. From the mid-US, Cepheus is a circumpolar constellation, which means it never sets below the horizon. …

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