NGC 1252 - Open Cluster in Horologium
NGC 1252 is a Open Cluster in the Horologium constellation. NGC 1252 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.
Apparent size of NGC 1252The following table reports NGC 1252 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 1252 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1252
The image below is a photograph of NGC 1252 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 1252
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1252 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1252 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.
Rise ans set times of NGC 1252 from your location
NGC 1252 - Open Cluster in Horologium is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]