Melotte 111
DSS image of Melotte 111
Digitized Sky Survey image of Melotte 111, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of Melotte 111
Overlaid DSS image of Melotte 111, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right
Coarse Hair, Coma Berenices Cluster, Tuft
C 1222+263, Cr 256, Lund 613, OCL 558

Type  Open Cluster
Magnitude  1.8
Size  275'
RA (2000)  12h 22'
Dec (2000)  25° 51' N
Constellation  Coma Berenices
Description  10X50-eB, eL, nRi, nC, 32* in arrowhead shape

Observing Notes

Rev. T.W. Webb
Hardwick, Herefordshire, England (map)

A gathering of stars which obviously requires distance only to become a nebula to the naked eye
Other Data Sources for Melotte 111
Nearby objects for Melotte 111
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.