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 hemisphere.
See also IC 2948 rise and set times.
Apparent size of IC 2948The 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.
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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2948
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2948 are provided in the following table:
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°.