NGC : NGC2232

Celestial motion
Date: 2021-01-18
Astronomical night: 18:49 - 05:53 (GMT -5)
NGC2232 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk21°114° (Southeast)
Set04:31266° (West)
Maximum elevation

22:42

48°

180° (South)

Elevation

NGC2232 Celestial motion
Information about NGC2232

General information

NGC2232 is the open cluster at magnitude 4 that is placed in Monoceros constellation and has apparent size of 30 angular minutes.
Having high brightness and large apparent size, cluster is available for observations through a pair of binoculars or small telescope.

Information for observations

Tonight, 2021-01-18, cluster NGC2232 will become observable at southeast as the dusk sky fades, 21° above your horizon, at 18:49. At 04:31 the object will sink below the horizon at west. Maximum elevation, 48° above horizon, will be reached at 22:42, when cluster will be placed at south.
 

NGC2232 on the sky map

NGC2232 on the sky map
Object type

Open Cluster

Alternative names

Constellation

Monoceros

Magnitude

4

Apparent size30'
Right ascension6h 27m 15s
Declination-4° 45′ 30″

Catalogues

Messier

New General Catalogue (NGC)

NGC2232

International Catalogue (IC)