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NGC 796 - Open Cluster in Hydrus

NGC 796 is a Open Cluster in the Hydrus constellation. NGC 796 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 796
Open Cluster
Hydrus
Available Resources for NGC 796 - Open Cluster in Hydrus

Apparent size of NGC 796

The following table reports NGC 796 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 796 is a visual representation of it.
1.2 arcmin
1.1 arcmin
110°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 796

The image below is a photograph of NGC 796 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 796 - Open Cluster in Hydrus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 796 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.2 arcmin) and minor (1.1 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 796

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 796 are provided in the following table:

01h 56m 44s
-74° 13’ 11”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 796 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 796 - Open Cluster in Hydrus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 796 - Open Cluster in Hydrus.

Finder chart NGC 796 - Open Cluster in Hydrus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 796 - Open Cluster in Hydrus.

Rise ans set times of NGC 796 from your location

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

NGC 796 - Open Cluster in Hydrus is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]