NGC 1647

Alt. Designations: NGC 1647
Object Type: open cluster
Constellation: Taurus
Distance: 1.8 kly
Right Ascension: 04h 45m 54.0s
Declination: +19° 06´ 54"
Visual Magnitude: 6.4
Apparent Dimension: 40.0´ Dia.
Best Month To View: Dec

NGC 1647 is an open cluster in the constellation Taurus with a diameter of 45.0 " and a brightness of 6.40 mag. The cluster is located about 1800 light years from Earth and has an effective diameter of 23 light years. It's age is estimated at 150 million years.