Coma Berenices Cluster
DSS image of Coma Berenices Cluster
Overlaid DSS image of Coma Berenices Cluster, 120' x 120' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around Coma Berenices Cluster
Coarse Hair
Melotte 111, Mel 111, Collinder 256, Cr 256, Lund 613, C 1222+263, OCl 558.0

Type  Open Cluster
Magnitude  1.8
Size  275'
Right Ascension  12h 25' 6.0"  (2000)
Declination  26° 6' 0" N
Constellation  Coma Berenices
Description  10X50-eB, eL, nRi, nC, 32* in arrowhead shape
Classification  II 3 p
Observing Notes

Rev. T.W. Webb
May 19, 1885    Hardwick, Herefordshire, England (map)

A gathering of stars which obviously requires distance only to become a nebula to the naked eye
― Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes, T. W. Webb, 1917
Other Data Sources for Coma Berenices Cluster
Nearby objects for Coma Berenices Cluster

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Coma Berenices Cluster