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NGC 1798 - Open Cluster

NGC 1798 is a Open Cluster in the Auriga constellation. NGC 1798 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 1798
Open Cluster
Auriga
  • NGC 1798 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 71° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 1798 - Open Cluster

Apparent size of NGC 1798

The following table reports NGC 1798 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 1798 is a visual representation of it.
5.4 arcmin
5.4 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1798

The image below is a photograph of NGC 1798 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 1798 - Open Cluster star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1798 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 1798

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1798 are provided in the following table:

05h 11m 39s
+47° 41’ 43”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1798 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 1798 - Open Cluster star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1798 - Open Cluster.

Finder chart NGC 1798 - Open Cluster star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1798 - Open Cluster.

Rise ans set times of NGC 1798 from your location

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

NGC 1798 - Open Cluster is circumpolar and transits at 07:42 UTC (altitude: 86.2°)