H05 - Open Cluster in Crux
H05 is a Open Cluster in the Crux constellation. H05 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.
The image below is a photograph of H05 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 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).
Key facts about H05
See also H05 rise and set times.
Given its visual magnitude of 7.1, H05 is visible with the help of a small binocular.
Photometric information of H05
The following table lists the magnitude of H05 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).
For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.
Apparent size of H05The following table reports H05 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of H05 is a visual representation of it.
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of H05
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of H05 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of H05 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.