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NGC 1520 - Open Cluster in Mensa

NGC 1520 is a Open Cluster in the Mensa constellation. NGC 1520 is situated close to the southern celestial pole and, as such, it is easilty visible for most part of the year from the southern hemisphere.

NGC 1520
Open Cluster
Mensa
Available Resources for NGC 1520 - Open Cluster in Mensa

Apparent size of NGC 1520

The following table reports NGC 1520 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 1520 is a visual representation of it.
5.4 arcmin
5.4 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1520

The image below is a photograph of NGC 1520 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 1520 - Open Cluster in Mensa star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1520 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (5.4 arcmin) and minor (5.4 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1520

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1520 are provided in the following table:

03h 57m 30s
-76° 50’ 02”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1520 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 1520 - Open Cluster in Mensa star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1520 - Open Cluster in Mensa.

Finder chart NGC 1520 - Open Cluster in Mensa star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1520 - Open Cluster in Mensa.

Rise ans set times of NGC 1520 from your location

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

NGC 1520 - Open Cluster in Mensa is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]