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.
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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 272
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 272 are provided in the following table:
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°.