Basic object information

Object name: NGC 659
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 7.9
Size: 6.0'
Number of stars: 40
Magnitude of brightest star: 10.4
Object classification: III 1 p
Description: Cl,lRi,st B
Notes: H VIII 65;30* mags 12...

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 01h 44m 24.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +60 40' 00"

Constellation: Cassiopeia

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date/Time: 2/3.11.2004 19:40

Telescope: Newton 110/805mm

Magn: 107x

Filter:

Field: 28'

NE Lim.mag: 5.1

Background sky: 4

Seeing: 2

Height: 67
Visuality: II
Weather: +3C, 73% Moon is rising in NE

Minor group of ten 11-12 mag stars

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