NGC 1662

Alt. Designations: NGC 1662
Object Type: open cluster
Constellation: Orion
Distance:   1.4 kly
Right Ascension: 04h 48m 27.0s
Declination: +10° 56´ 12"
Visual Magnitude: 6.4
Apparent Dimension: 12.0´ Dia.
Best Month To View: Dec

NGC 1662 is a sparse open cluster located about 1,400 light years from Earth in the constellation of Orion. The cluster has an apparent diameter of 20 minutes of arc and a total magnitude of 6.