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NGC 1881 - Open Cluster in Dorado

NGC 1881 is a Open Cluster in the Dorado constellation. NGC 1881 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 1881
Open Cluster
Dorado
Available Resources for NGC 1881 - Open Cluster in Dorado

Apparent size of NGC 1881

The following table reports NGC 1881 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 1881 is a visual representation of it.
1.2 arcmin
0.85 arcmin
160°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1881

The image below is a photograph of NGC 1881 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 1881 - Open Cluster in Dorado star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1881 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.2 arcmin) and minor (0.85 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1881

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1881 are provided in the following table:

05h 13m 36s
-69° 17’ 57”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1881 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 1881 - Open Cluster in Dorado star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1881 - Open Cluster in Dorado.

Finder chart NGC 1881 - Open Cluster in Dorado star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1881 - Open Cluster in Dorado.

Rise ans set times of NGC 1881 from your location

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

NGC 1881 - Open Cluster in Dorado is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]