NGC 1502

Alt. Designations: NGC 1502
Object Type: open cluster
Constellation: Camelopardalis
Distance: 2.68 kly
Right Ascension: 04h 07m 49.2s
Declination: +62° 19´ 54"
Visual Magnitude: 6.9
Apparent Dimension: 20.0´ Dia.
Best Month To View: Dec

NGC 1502 is a small open cluster of approximately 45 stars in the constellation Camelopardalis. It is considered one of the finest objects in this constellation. Kemble's Cascade seems to "flow" into NGC 1502. NGC 1502 is estimated to be a mere 11.2 million years old.