General informationNGC1980 is the star cluster with nebulousity at magnitude 3 that is placed in Orion constellation and has apparent size of 14 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, 2020-10-29, star cluster NGC1980 will become observable at east as the dusk sky fades, 8° above your horizon, at 03:12. At 13:59 the object will sink below the horizon at west. Maximum elevation, 47° above horizon, will be reached at 08:13, when star cluster will be placed at south.
NGC1980 on the sky map
Cluster with Nebulosity
|Right ascension||5h 35m 24s|
|Declination||-5° 54′ 54″|
|New General Catalogue (NGC)|
|International Catalogue (IC)|