Quote from Dreyer's: New General Catalog(NGC):
"Faint, considerably large, irregular figure, 6 or 7 stars + nebula."
Found in the constellation of Perseus, NGC 1624 is a faint H-II emission nebula that surrounds group of about a dozen stars. Visually observable in a 6-inch telescope, the nebula is nonetheless a difficult and faint object even in a 10-inch.
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George Normandin, KAS
December 2nd, 2001