NGC 1240 - Double Star
NGC 1240 is a Double Star in the Aries constellation. NGC 1240 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1240
The image below is a photograph of NGC 1240 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1240
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1240 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1240 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.