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NGC 456 - Open Cluster in Tucana

NGC 456 is a Open Cluster in the Tucana constellation. NGC 456 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 456
Open Cluster
Tucana
Available Resources for NGC 456 - Open Cluster in Tucana

Apparent size of NGC 456

The following table reports NGC 456 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 456 is a visual representation of it.
3.8 arcmin
2.9 arcmin
110°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 456

The image below is a photograph of NGC 456 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 456 - Open Cluster in Tucana star
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DSS2 image of NGC 456 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (3.8 arcmin) and minor (2.9 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 456

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 456 are provided in the following table:

01h 13m 44s
-73° 17’ 26”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 456 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 456 - Open Cluster in Tucana star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 456 - Open Cluster in Tucana.

Finder chart NGC 456 - Open Cluster in Tucana star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 456 - Open Cluster in Tucana.

Rise ans set times of NGC 456 from your location

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

NGC 456 - Open Cluster in Tucana is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]