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NGC 1557 - Open Cluster in Hydrus

NGC 1557 is a Open Cluster in the Hydrus constellation. NGC 1557 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 1557
Open Cluster
Hydrus
Available Resources for NGC 1557 - Open Cluster in Hydrus

Apparent size of NGC 1557

The following table reports NGC 1557 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 1557 is a visual representation of it.
7.2 arcmin
7.2 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1557

The image below is a photograph of NGC 1557 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 1557 - Open Cluster in Hydrus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1557 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (7.2 arcmin) and minor (7.2 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1557

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1557 are provided in the following table:

04h 13m 10s
-70° 25’ 29”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1557 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 1557 - Open Cluster in Hydrus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1557 - Open Cluster in Hydrus.

Finder chart NGC 1557 - Open Cluster in Hydrus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1557 - Open Cluster in Hydrus.

Rise ans set times of NGC 1557 from your location

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

NGC 1557 - Open Cluster in Hydrus is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]