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NGC 4755 (Herschel's Jewel Box) - Open Cluster in Crux

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 emisphere.

NGC 4755
Open Cluster
Crux
Available Resources for NGC 4755 (Herschel's Jewel Box) - Open Cluster in Crux

Apparent size of NGC 4755

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

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 4755

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 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 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 and finder chart of NGC 4755

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 4755 are provided in the following table:

12h 53m 36s
-60° 21’ 23”

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.

Rise ans set times of NGC 4755 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
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, United Kingdom [change]