NGC : NGC1980

Information about NGC1980

General information

NGC1980 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 observations

Tonight, 2019-07-19, star cluster NGC1980 will rise at east at 09:08 and will sink below the horizon at west at 20:39. Maximum elevation, 47° above horizon, will be reached at 14:53, when star cluster will be placed at south.
 

NGC1980 on the sky map

NGC1980 on the sky map
Object type

Cluster with Nebulosity

Alternative names

Lower Sword

Constellation

Orion

Magnitude

3

Apparent size14'x14'
Right ascension5h 35m 24s
Declination-5° 54′ 54″

Catalogues

Messier

New General Catalogue (NGC)

NGC1980

International Catalogue (IC)

Celestial motion
Date: 2019-07-19
Astronomical night: 05:43 - 12:52 (GMT 0)
NGC1980 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
Rise09:0895° (East)
Set20:39265° (West)
Maximum elevation

14:53

47°

180° (South)

Elevation

NGC1980 Celestial motion