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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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NGC 272 - Open Cluster in Andromeda

Above the horizon.  Rise: 19:39 | Tran: 6:02 | Set: 16:22
Alt: 32.06°   Az: 71.00°   Direction: East-North-East

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.

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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 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

Apparent

00h 52m 45s
+35° 57’ 17”
18h 32m 36s
19h 25m 22s

J2000

00h 51m 24s
+35° 49’ 18”

Finder Chart

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 and Set Times

Location: Greenwich, UK
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, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 54.0°
Max altitude: 74.5°
Azimuth: 306.0°