Quote from: The Deep Sky Field Guide to Uranometria 2000:
"Nine arc minutes in diameter; 50 stars; brightest = magnitude 11.19; Moderately rich in stars; small brightness range; slight central concentration; detached."
Data from the 'Tycho Catalog' shows that the bright star at the bottom of the image is a B-9 blue giant that is at a distance of 1,125 light years. However, this star is probably a foreground object and not a part of the cluster.
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George Normandin, KAS
November 29th, 2001