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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:57  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:27
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NGC 136 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia

Altitude: 68.9°   Azimuth: 48.4°   Direction: North-East

NGC 136 is a Open Cluster in the Cassiopeia constellation. NGC 136 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 136 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).

Image of NGC 136 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia star
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DSS2 image of NGC 136 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (3.3 arcmin) and minor (3.3 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 136

NGC 136
Open Cluster
Cassiopeia

NGC 136 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 68.9°
Azimuth: 48.4°
Direction: North-East

See also NGC 136 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 136 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia

Apparent size of NGC 136

The following table reports NGC 136 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 136 is a visual representation of it.
3.3 arcmin
3.3 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 136

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 136 are provided in the following table:

00h 31m 31s
+61° 30’ 33”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 136 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.

Finder chart NGC 136 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 136 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia.

Finder chart NGC 136 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 136 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia.

Rise and set times of NGC 136 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

NGC 136 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia is circumpolar and transits at 14:15 UTC (altitude: 80.0°)