NGC : NGC2232

Celestial motion
Date: 2022-01-20
Astronomical night: 19:14 - 06:12 (GMT -6)
NGC2232 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk24°115° (Southeast)
Set04:46266° (West)
Maximum elevation

22:56

49°

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, 2022-01-20, cluster NGC2232 will become observable at southeast as the dusk sky fades, 24° above your horizon, at 19:14. At 04:46 the object will sink below the horizon at west. Maximum elevation, 49° above horizon, will be reached at 22:56, 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)