The open cluster NGC 1664

Image of NGC 1664
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 11 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 1664 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 21:22, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:05, 88° above your north-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:50, 70° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 1664
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 56
Mel 27
Magnitude:7.60 (V) [3]
8.02 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.42
Right ascension:04h51m [2]
Declination:+43°40' [2]
Distance:1.2 kpc
3.9 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-2.79




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