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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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NGC 2270 - Open Cluster in Monoceros

Above the horizon.  Rise: 5:23 | Tran: 11:38 | Set: 17:53
Alt: 14.01°   Az: 102.34°   Direction: East-South-East

NGC 2270 is a Open Cluster in the Monoceros constellation. NGC 2270 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 2270 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 2270 - Open Cluster in Monoceros star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2270 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

Apparent

06h 45m 15s
+03° 27’ 07”
19h 13m 06s
01h 58m 21s

J2000

06h 43m 58s
+03° 28’ 42”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2270 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 2270 - Open Cluster in Monoceros star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2270 - Open Cluster in Monoceros.

Finder chart NGC 2270 - Open Cluster in Monoceros star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2270 - Open Cluster in Monoceros.

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 2270 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2270 is a visual representation of it.
5.4 arcmin
5.4 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's NGC 2270 - Open Cluster in Monoceros rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 86.5°
Max altitude: 42.0°
Azimuth: 273.5°