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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:04  
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C041 (Hyades) - Open Cluster in Taurus

Altitude: 13.9°   Azimuth: 278.1°   Direction: West

C041 is a Open Cluster in the Taurus constellation. C041 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Open Cluster

C041 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 13.9°
Azimuth: 278.1°
Direction: West

See also C041 rise and set times.

Available Resources for C041 (Hyades) - Open Cluster in Taurus

Apparent size of C041

The following table reports C041 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of C041 is a visual representation of it.
329 arcmin
329 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of C041

The image below is a photograph of C041 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 10.966666666667x10.966666666667 degrees (658x658 arcmins).

Image of C041 (Hyades) - Open Cluster in Taurus star
DSS2 image of C041 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (329 arcmin) and minor (329 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of C041

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of C041 are provided in the following table:

04h 26m 53s
+15° 52’ 00”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of C041 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.

Finder chart C041 (Hyades) - Open Cluster in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for C041 (Hyades) - Open Cluster in Taurus.

Finder chart C041 (Hyades) - Open Cluster in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for C041 (Hyades) - Open Cluster in Taurus.

Rise ans set times of C041 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's C041 (Hyades) - Open Cluster in Taurus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 74.1°
Max altitude: 54.4°
Azimuth: 285.9°