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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

NGC 2260 - Open Cluster in Monoceros

NGC 2260 is a Open Cluster in the Monoceros constellation. NGC 2260 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.

NGC 2260
Open Cluster
Monoceros
Available Resources for NGC 2260 - Open Cluster in Monoceros

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2260

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2260 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 2260 - Open Cluster in Monoceros star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2260 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2260

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2260 are provided in the following table:

06h 38m 03s
-01° 28’ 22”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2260 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 2260 - Open Cluster in Monoceros star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2260 - Open Cluster in Monoceros.

Finder chart NGC 2260 - Open Cluster in Monoceros star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2260 - Open Cluster in Monoceros.

Rise ans set times of NGC 2260 from your location

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

Today's NGC 2260 - Open Cluster in Monoceros rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 91.5°
Max altitude: 37.0°
Azimuth: 268.5°
NGC 2260 - Open Cluster in Monoceros is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom