Credits: Keith Turnecliff, Long Itchington

NGC7243, is an large sparce open cluster which lies 2,800 light years from Earth and is easily seen with binoculars and small telescopes.

Facts about NGC7243 by Keith Turnecliff

NGC7243 is about 2/3 the size of a full moon. It contains about 40 stars.

This star chart represents a view from Long Itchington for early October at 10pm.
Credits: Image courtesy of Starry Night Pro Plus 8, researched and implemented by Keith Turnecliff.