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, 2024-02-26, star cluster NGC1980 will rise at south at 18:57 and will sink below the horizon at west at 01:01. Maximum elevation, 47° above horizon, will be reached at 19:15, when star cluster will be placed at south.
Lower Sword (NGC1980) on the sky map
Cluster with Nebulosity
|5h 35m 24s
|-5° 54′ 54″
|New General Catalogue (NGC)
|International Catalogue (IC)