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NGC 1968 - Association of Stars in Dorado

NGC 1968 is a Association of Stars in the Dorado constellation. NGC 1968 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 1968
Association of Stars
Dorado
  • NGC 1968 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its visual magnitude of 8.22, NGC 1968 is visible with the help of a binocular with a 40-50mm aperture or a small telescope.
Available Resources for NGC 1968 - Association of Stars in Dorado

Photometric information of NGC 1968

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 1968 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).

8.29
8.22

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

Apparent size of NGC 1968

The following table reports NGC 1968 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 1968 is a visual representation of it.
5 arcmin
2.7 arcmin
70°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1968

The image below is a photograph of NGC 1968 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 1968 - Association of Stars in Dorado star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1968 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (5 arcmin) and minor (2.7 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1968

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1968 are provided in the following table:

05h 27m 21s
-67° 27’ 50”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1968 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 1968 - Association of Stars in Dorado star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1968 - Association of Stars in Dorado.

Finder chart NGC 1968 - Association of Stars in Dorado star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1968 - Association of Stars in Dorado.

Rise ans set times of NGC 1968 from your location

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

NGC 1968 - Association of Stars in Dorado is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]