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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

IC 2602 (Theta Carinae Cluster) - Open Cluster in Carina

IC 2602 is a Open Cluster in the Carina constellation. IC 2602 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

IC 2602
Open Cluster
Carina
Available Resources for IC 2602 (Theta Carinae Cluster) - Open Cluster in Carina

Apparent size of IC 2602

The following table reports IC 2602 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 2602 is a visual representation of it.
48 arcmin
48 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 2602

The image below is a photograph of IC 2602 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 1.6x1.6 degrees (96x96 arcmins).

Image of IC 2602 (Theta Carinae Cluster) - Open Cluster in Carina star
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DSS2 image of IC 2602 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (48 arcmin) and minor (48 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2602

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2602 are provided in the following table:

10h 42m 56s
-64° 23’ 39”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2602 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 2602 (Theta Carinae Cluster) - Open Cluster in Carina star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2602 (Theta Carinae Cluster) - Open Cluster in Carina.

Finder chart IC 2602 (Theta Carinae Cluster) - Open Cluster in Carina star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2602 (Theta Carinae Cluster) - Open Cluster in Carina.

Rise ans set times of IC 2602 from your location

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

IC 2602 (Theta Carinae Cluster) - Open Cluster in Carina is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]