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IC 2128 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Dorado

Altitude: -66.3°   Azimuth: 147.6°   Direction: South-South-East

IC 2128 is a Star Cluster + Nebula in the Dorado constellation. IC 2128 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 IC 2128 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 IC 2128 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Dorado star
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DSS2 image of IC 2128 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (4.8 arcmin) and minor (3.6 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 2128

IC 2128
Star Cluster + Nebula
Dorado

IC 2128 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -66.3°
Azimuth: 147.6°
Direction: South-South-East

See also IC 2128 rise and set times.

Given its visual magnitude of 11.1, IC 2128 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 6 inches (150mm) or more.

Available Resources for IC 2128 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Dorado

Photometric information of IC 2128

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 2128 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).

11.1

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

Apparent size of IC 2128

The following table reports IC 2128 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 2128 is a visual representation of it.
4.8 arcmin
3.6 arcmin
40°

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2128

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2128 are provided in the following table:

05h 22m 44s
-68° 03’ 39”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2128 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 IC 2128 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Dorado star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2128 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Dorado.

Finder chart IC 2128 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Dorado star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2128 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Dorado.

Rise and set times of IC 2128 from your location

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

IC 2128 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Dorado is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt