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IC 2948 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Centaurus

IC 2948 is a Star Cluster + Nebula in the Centaurus constellation. IC 2948 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

IC 2948
Star Cluster + Nebula
Centaurus
Available Resources for IC 2948 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Centaurus

Apparent size of IC 2948

The following table reports IC 2948 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 2948 is a visual representation of it.
6 arcmin
6 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 2948

The image below is a photograph of IC 2948 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 2948 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Centaurus star
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DSS2 image of IC 2948 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (6 arcmin) and minor (6 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2948

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2948 are provided in the following table:

11h 39m 06s
-63° 26’ 38”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2948 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 2948 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Centaurus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2948 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Centaurus.

Finder chart IC 2948 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Centaurus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2948 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Centaurus.

Rise ans set times of IC 2948 from your location

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

IC 2948 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Centaurus is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]