NGC 1708 - Open Cluster in Camelopardalis
NGC 1708 is a Open Cluster in the Camelopardalis constellation. NGC 1708 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.
- NGC 1708 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom . Its current altitude is 44° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Apparent size of NGC 1708The following table reports NGC 1708 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 1708 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1708
The image below is a photograph of NGC 1708 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 1708
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1708 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1708 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 1708 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
NGC 1708 - Open Cluster in Camelopardalis is circumpolar and transits at 12:40 UTC (altitude: 88.6°)