NGC 886 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia
NGC 886 is a Open Cluster in the Cassiopeia constellation. NGC 886 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 886 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom . Its current altitude is 52° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Apparent size of NGC 886The following table reports NGC 886 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 886 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 886
The image below is a photograph of NGC 886 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 886
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 886 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 886 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.
Rise ans set times of NGC 886 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
NGC 886 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia is circumpolar and transits at 09:36 UTC (altitude: 77.7°)