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, 2022-01-20, star cluster NGC1980 will rise at southeast at 18:10 and will sink below the horizon at west at 03:52. Maximum elevation, 48° above horizon, will be reached at 22:05, when star cluster will be placed at south.
Lower Sword (NGC1980) on the sky map
Cluster with Nebulosity
|Right ascension||5h 35m 24s|
|Declination||-5° 54′ 54″|
|New General Catalogue (NGC)|
|International Catalogue (IC)|