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NGC 2001 - Association of Stars in Dorado

Altitude: -43.8°   Azimuth: 150.3°   Direction: South-South-East

NGC 2001 is a Association of Stars in the Dorado constellation. NGC 2001 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 2001 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 2001 - Association of Stars in Dorado star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2001 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (7.3 arcmin) and minor (3.6 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 2001

NGC 2001
Association of Stars
Dorado

NGC 2001 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -43.8°
Azimuth: 150.3°
Direction: South-South-East

See also NGC 2001 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 2001 - Association of Stars in Dorado

Apparent size of NGC 2001

The following table reports NGC 2001 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2001 is a visual representation of it.
7.3 arcmin
3.6 arcmin
40°

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2001

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2001 are provided in the following table:

05h 29m 02s
-68° 46’ 09”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2001 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 2001 - Association of Stars in Dorado star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2001 - Association of Stars in Dorado.

Finder chart NGC 2001 - Association of Stars in Dorado star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2001 - Association of Stars in Dorado.

Rise and set times of NGC 2001 from your location

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

NGC 2001 - Association of Stars in Dorado is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt