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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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NGC 2234 - Open Cluster in Gemini

Above the horizon.  Rise: 4:13 | Tran: 11:39 | Set: 19:06
Alt: 49.73°   Az: 219.76°   Direction: South-West

NGC 2234 is a Open Cluster in the Gemini constellation. NGC 2234 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2234 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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of NGC 2234 - Open Cluster in Gemini star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2234 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (4.2 arcmin) and minor (4.2 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

06h 30m 47s
+16° 42’ 17”
01h 42m 17s
08h 13m 04s

J2000

06h 29m 21s
+16° 43’ 22”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2234 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 2234 - Open Cluster in Gemini star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2234 - Open Cluster in Gemini.

Finder chart NGC 2234 - Open Cluster in Gemini star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2234 - Open Cluster in Gemini.

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 2234 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2234 is a visual representation of it.
4.2 arcmin
4.2 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's NGC 2234 - Open Cluster in Gemini rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 73.3°
Max altitude: 55.2°
Azimuth: 286.7°