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Mel105 - Open Cluster in Carina

Altitude: -25.0°   Azimuth: 181.0°   Direction: South

Mel105 is a Open Cluster in the Carina constellation. Mel105 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Open Cluster

Mel105 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -25.0°
Azimuth: 181.0°
Direction: South

See also Mel105 rise and set times.

Given its visual magnitude of 8.5, Mel105 is visible with the help of a binocular with a 60-70mm aperture or a small telescope.

Available Resources for Mel105 - Open Cluster in Carina

Photometric information of Mel105

The following table lists the magnitude of Mel105 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).


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

Apparent size of Mel105

The following table reports Mel105 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of Mel105 is a visual representation of it.
5.4 arcmin
5.4 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of Mel105

The image below is a photograph of Mel105 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 Mel105 - Open Cluster in Carina star
DSS2 image of Mel105 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (5.4 arcmin) and minor (5.4 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Mel105

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of Mel105 are provided in the following table:

11h 19m 41s
-63° 28’ 59”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of Mel105 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 Mel105 - Open Cluster in Carina star
Simplified finder chart for Mel105 - Open Cluster in Carina.

Finder chart Mel105 - Open Cluster in Carina star
Simplified finder chart for Mel105 - Open Cluster in Carina.

Rise ans set times of Mel105 from your location

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

Mel105 - Open Cluster in Carina is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt