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NGC 1851 - Globular Cluster

NGC 1851 is a Globular Cluster in the Columba constellation. NGC 1851 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 1851
Globular Cluster
Columba
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Photometric information of NGC 1851

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 1851 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).

8.8
7.23

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

Apparent size of NGC 1851

The following table reports NGC 1851 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 1851 is a visual representation of it.
9 arcmin
9 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1851

The image below is a photograph of NGC 1851 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 1851 - Globular Cluster star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1851 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (9 arcmin) and minor (9 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1851

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1851 are provided in the following table:

05h 14m 07s
-40° 02’ 48”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1851 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 1851 - Globular Cluster star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1851 - Globular Cluster.

Finder chart NGC 1851 - Globular Cluster star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1851 - Globular Cluster.

Rise ans set times of NGC 1851 from your location

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

NGC 1851 - Globular Cluster is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]