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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:57  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:27
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NGC 7438 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia

Altitude: 86.0°   Azimuth: 42.9°   Direction: North-East

NGC 7438 is a Open Cluster in the Cassiopeia constellation. NGC 7438 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 7438 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 7438 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia star
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DSS2 image of NGC 7438 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (5.7 arcmin) and minor (5.7 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 7438

NGC 7438
Open Cluster
Cassiopeia

NGC 7438 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 86.0°
Azimuth: 42.9°
Direction: North-East

See also NGC 7438 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 7438 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia

Apparent size of NGC 7438

The following table reports NGC 7438 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 7438 is a visual representation of it.
5.7 arcmin
5.7 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 7438

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 7438 are provided in the following table:

22h 57m 20s
+54° 18’ 33”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 7438 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 7438 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7438 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia.

Finder chart NGC 7438 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7438 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia.

Rise and set times of NGC 7438 from your location

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

NGC 7438 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia is circumpolar and transits at 12:41 UTC (altitude: 87.2°)