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H13 - Open Cluster in Ara

Altitude: -69.7°   Azimuth: 92.7°   Direction: East

H13 is a Open Cluster in the Ara constellation. H13 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 H13 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).

Image of H13 - Open Cluster in Ara star
DSS2 image of H13 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (4.5 arcmin) and minor (4.5 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about H13

Open Cluster

H13 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -69.7°
Azimuth: 92.7°
Direction: East

See also H13 rise and set times.

Available Resources for H13 - Open Cluster in Ara

Apparent size of H13

The following table reports H13 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of H13 is a visual representation of it.
4.5 arcmin
4.5 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of H13

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of H13 are provided in the following table:

17h 03m 51s
-48° 04’ 59”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of H13 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 H13 - Open Cluster in Ara star
Simplified finder chart for H13 - Open Cluster in Ara.

Finder chart H13 - Open Cluster in Ara star
Simplified finder chart for H13 - Open Cluster in Ara.

Rise and set times of H13 from your location

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

H13 - Open Cluster in Ara is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt