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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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NGC 4755 (Herschel's Jewel Box) - Open Cluster in Crux

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -69.75°   Az: 230.80°   Direction: South-West

NGC 4755 is a Open Cluster in the Crux constellation. NGC 4755 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 4755 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 4755 (Herschel's Jewel Box) - Open Cluster in Crux star
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DSS2 image of NGC 4755 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (7.8 arcmin) and minor (7.8 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

12h 55m 06s
-60° 29’ 21”
09h 48m 03s
22h 43m 09s

J2000

12h 53m 36s
-60° 21’ 23”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 4755 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 4755 (Herschel's Jewel Box) - Open Cluster in Crux star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4755 (Herschel's Jewel Box) - Open Cluster in Crux.

Finder chart NGC 4755 (Herschel's Jewel Box) - Open Cluster in Crux star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4755 (Herschel's Jewel Box) - Open Cluster in Crux.

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 4755 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 4755 is a visual representation of it.
7.8 arcmin
7.8 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

Location: Greenwich, UK
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

NGC 4755 (Herschel's Jewel Box) - Open Cluster in Crux is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK