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 hemisphere.
See also IC 2602 rise and set times.
Apparent size of IC 2602The 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.
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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2602
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2602 are provided in the following table:
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°.