NGC 659 Sector BG-O b6-3 (NGC 659 Open Cluster) [#7202525355897]

Coordinates

This system is located at: -4868.1875 / -197.0625 / -3960.90625

Galactic coordinates: R: 6,279.081 / l: 129.133 / b: -1.798
Equatorial coordinates: Right ascension: 1h 42m 2.274s / Declination: 60° 27'45.545''


Habitable zone:
Metal-rich body (1 to 5 ls), Earth-like world (82 to 123 ls), Water world (67 to 261 ls), Ammonia world (171 to 464 ls), Terraformable (64 to 128 ls)

Estimated value: 4,207 cr

Traffic report

This system was visited for the first time on EDSM by 6rano on Dec 25, 2016, 3:40:31 PM.

It was named by the Galactic Mapping Project with the name of: NGC 659 Open Cluster

14 ships passed through NGC 659 Sector BG-O b6-3 space, including 0 ship in the last 7 days.

0 ship passed through NGC 659 Sector BG-O b6-3 space in the last 24 hours.

NGC 659 is an Open cluster of stars in the Cassiopeia OB8 association. It contains about 50 stars and is in the process of moving coreward and 'in front of' the nearby cluster of NGC 663.

The cluster was discovered by Caroline Herschel, the daughter of famous 18th century astronomer William Herschel.