Aratos of Soli

Aratos discovered NGC 2632 (M 44, Praesepe) around 260 B.C., publishd in his work Phainomeina. The cluster in Cancer was later mentioned by Hipparchus.

D N NI Y I T Observer Name Con Type S Author Title
1 N 2632 -260 E v Hipparchus -130 M 44, Praesepe, Beehive Cluster CNC II2m 4 Aratos Phainomeina