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NGC 272 - Open Cluster in Andromeda

NGC 272 is a Open Cluster in the Andromeda constellation. NGC 272 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 272
Open Cluster
Andromeda
  • NGC 272 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 3° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 272 - Open Cluster in Andromeda

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 272

The image below is a photograph of NGC 272 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 272 - Open Cluster in Andromeda star
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DSS2 image of NGC 272 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 272

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 272 are provided in the following table:

00h 51m 24s
+35° 49’ 18”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 272 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 272 - Open Cluster in Andromeda star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 272 - Open Cluster in Andromeda.

Finder chart NGC 272 - Open Cluster in Andromeda star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 272 - Open Cluster in Andromeda.

Rise ans set times of NGC 272 from your location

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

Today's NGC 272 - Open Cluster in Andromeda rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 54.2°
Max altitude: 74.3°
Azimuth: 305.8°
NGC 272 - Open Cluster in Andromeda is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom