General informationNGC1976 is the cluster with nebulosity at magnitude 4 that is placed in Orion constellation and has apparent size of 6 angular minutes.
Having high brightness and large apparent size, star cluster is available for observations through a pair of binoculars or small telescope.
Information for observationsTonight, 2023-12-04, star cluster NGC1976 will rise at east at 19:02 and will be observable until fading from view as dawn breaks. This time (05:39) the object will be placed at west. Maximum elevation, 46° above horizon, will be reached at 00:46, when star cluster will be placed at south.
Orion Nebula (Messier M42) on the sky map
Cluster with Nebulosity
Orion Nebula, Orion A, Ori Nebula, Ori A, Great Orion Nebula
|Right ascension||5h 35m 17.3s|
|Declination||-5° 23′ 28″|
|New General Catalogue (NGC)|
|International Catalogue (IC)|
|Nearest objects with greater magnitude|
|NGC1980||Cluster with Nebulosity||2.5|