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NGC 1840 - Open Cluster in Mensa

Altitude: -63.4°   Azimuth: 206.2°   Direction: South-South-West

NGC 1840 is a Open Cluster in the Mensa constellation. NGC 1840 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 1840 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 NGC 1840 - Open Cluster in Mensa star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1840 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.8 arcmin) and minor (0.7 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 1840

NGC 1840
Open Cluster
Mensa

NGC 1840 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -63.4°
Azimuth: 206.2°
Direction: South-South-West

See also NGC 1840 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 1840 - Open Cluster in Mensa

Apparent size of NGC 1840

The following table reports NGC 1840 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 1840 is a visual representation of it.
0.8 arcmin
0.7 arcmin
80°

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1840

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1840 are provided in the following table:

05h 05m 18s
-71° 45’ 46”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1840 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 NGC 1840 - Open Cluster in Mensa star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1840 - Open Cluster in Mensa.

Finder chart NGC 1840 - Open Cluster in Mensa star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1840 - Open Cluster in Mensa.

Rise and set times of NGC 1840 from your location

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

NGC 1840 - Open Cluster in Mensa is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt