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NGC 1963 - Open Cluster in Columba

NGC 1963 is a Open Cluster in the Columba constellation. NGC 1963 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 1963
Open Cluster
Columba
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Apparent size of NGC 1963

The following table reports NGC 1963 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 1963 is a visual representation of it.
6.3 arcmin
6.3 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1963

The image below is a photograph of NGC 1963 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 1963 - Open Cluster in Columba star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1963 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (6.3 arcmin) and minor (6.3 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1963

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1963 are provided in the following table:

05h 32m 17s
-36° 23’ 54”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1963 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 1963 - Open Cluster in Columba star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1963 - Open Cluster in Columba.

Finder chart NGC 1963 - Open Cluster in Columba star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1963 - Open Cluster in Columba.

Rise ans set times of NGC 1963 from your location

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

Today's NGC 1963 - Open Cluster in Columba rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 126.4°
Max altitude: 2.1°
Azimuth: 233.6°
NGC 1963 - Open Cluster in Columba is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom