The open cluster NGC 659

Image of NGC 659
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 659 will become visible at around 18:57 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 53° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 23:33 when it dips 21° above your north-western horizon.

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Name NGC 659
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 19
Mel 10
Position
Constellation:Cassiopeia
Magnitude:7.90 (V)[2]
8.40 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.50
Right Ascension:01h44m [1]
Declination:+60°40' [1]
Distance:1.9 kpc
6.3 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.54

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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