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NGC 7538 - Star Cluster + Nebula

NGC 7538 is a Star Cluster + Nebula in the Cepheus constellation. NGC 7538 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 7538
Star Cluster + Nebula
Cepheus
  • NGC 7538 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 34° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 7538 - Star Cluster + Nebula

Apparent size of NGC 7538

The following table reports NGC 7538 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 7538 is a visual representation of it.
8 arcmin
7 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 7538

The image below is a photograph of NGC 7538 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 7538 - Star Cluster + Nebula star
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DSS2 image of NGC 7538 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (8 arcmin) and minor (7 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 7538

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 7538 are provided in the following table:

23h 13m 38s
+61° 30’ 44”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 7538 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 7538 - Star Cluster + Nebula star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7538 - Star Cluster + Nebula.

Finder chart NGC 7538 - Star Cluster + Nebula star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7538 - Star Cluster + Nebula.

Rise ans set times of NGC 7538 from your location

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

NGC 7538 - Star Cluster + Nebula is circumpolar and transits at 01:45 UTC (altitude: 80.0°)