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NGC 752

Proper NameNone
Caldwell NumberC28
NGC/IC NumberNGC 752
Right Ascension1h 56m 54s
Declination+37° 47' 38"
Distancec.1,300 light years
c.400 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +5.7
Absolute: -2.3
DiameterApparent: 50'
Actual: 19 light years
Number of Stars60
Optimum VisibilityOctober / November
NotesThe open cluster C28 (or NGC 752) lies in eastern Andromeda, directly northward of Triangulum. With a visual magnitude of +5.7, it lies on the very edge of naked eye visibility under ideal conditions, though some optical aid is required to detect any detail within the cluster.

A cluster of white stars some 1,300 light years distant from the Solar System. It lies within Andromeda, near its borders with Triangulum.


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