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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:01  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:24
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NGC 1708 - Open Cluster in Camelopardalis

Altitude: 34.0°   Azimuth: 45.9°   Direction: North-East

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.

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).

Image of NGC 1708 - Open Cluster in Camelopardalis star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1708 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (6 arcmin) and minor (6 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 1708

NGC 1708
Open Cluster
Camelopardalis

NGC 1708 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 34.0°
Azimuth: 45.9°
Direction: North-East

See also NGC 1708 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 1708 - Open Cluster in Camelopardalis

Apparent size of NGC 1708

The 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.
6 arcmin
6 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1708

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1708 are provided in the following table:

05h 03m 21s
+52° 49’ 55”

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°.

Finder chart NGC 1708 - Open Cluster in Camelopardalis star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1708 - Open Cluster in Camelopardalis.

Finder chart NGC 1708 - Open Cluster in Camelopardalis star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1708 - Open Cluster in Camelopardalis.

Rise and set times of NGC 1708 from your location

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

NGC 1708 - Open Cluster in Camelopardalis is circumpolar and transits at 18:54 UTC (altitude: 88.6°)