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 hemisphere.
See also NGC 4755 rise and set times.
Apparent size of NGC 4755The 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.
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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 4755
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 4755 are provided in the following table:
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°.