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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
Open Cluster
Cassiopeia
  • NGC 886 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 26° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 886 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia

Apparent size of NGC 886

The 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.
4.8 arcmin
4.8 arcmin

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).

Image of NGC 886 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia star
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DSS2 image of NGC 886 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (4.8 arcmin) and minor (4.8 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 886

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 886 are provided in the following table:

02h 23m 12s
+63° 46’ 43”

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°.

Finder chart NGC 886 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 886 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia.

Finder chart NGC 886 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 886 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia.

Rise ans set times of NGC 886 from your location

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

NGC 886 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia is circumpolar and transits at 21:07 UTC (altitude: 77.7°)