NGC 2240 - Open Cluster in Auriga
NGC 2240 is a Open Cluster in the Auriga constellation. NGC 2240 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.
Apparent size of NGC 2240The following table reports NGC 2240 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2240 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2240
The image below is a photograph of NGC 2240 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 2240
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2240 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2240 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.