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NGC 248 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Tucana

NGC 248 is a Star Cluster + Nebula in the Tucana constellation. NGC 248 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 248
Star Cluster + Nebula
Tucana
Available Resources for NGC 248 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Tucana

Apparent size of NGC 248

The following table reports NGC 248 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 248 is a visual representation of it.
1.4 arcmin
1.1 arcmin
110°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 248

The image below is a photograph of NGC 248 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 248 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Tucana star
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DSS2 image of NGC 248 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.4 arcmin) and minor (1.1 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 248

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 248 are provided in the following table:

00h 45m 24s
-73° 22’ 46”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 248 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 248 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Tucana star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 248 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Tucana.

Finder chart NGC 248 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Tucana star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 248 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Tucana.

Rise ans set times of NGC 248 from your location

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

NGC 248 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Tucana is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]