Credits: Roberto Mura
NGC1647 tends to be overlooked, or should I say under-observed, because of
its proximity to the Pleidaes and the Hyades.
It is a large group of stars but looks much better in binoculars rather than a telescope.
Facts about NGC1647 by Keith Turnecliff
NGC1647 is a small open cluster of about 90 stars and is visible with binoculars close to Aldebaran.
This star chart represents a view from Long Itchington for mid-December at 10pm.
Credits: Image courtesy of Starry Night Pro Plus 8, researched and implemented by Keith Turnecliff.