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TimezoneEurope/London
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Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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NGC 456 - Open Cluster in Tucana

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -37.53°   Az: 166.62°   Direction: South-South-East

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 hemisphere.

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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 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

Apparent

01h 14m 24s
-73° 09’ 39”
21h 22m 49s
22h 37m 14s

J2000

01h 13m 44s
-73° 17’ 26”

Finder Chart

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.

Apparent Size

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°

Rise and Set Times

Location: Greenwich, UK
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, UK