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NGC 2016 - Open Cluster in Mensa

NGC 2016 is a Open Cluster in the Mensa constellation. NGC 2016 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 2016
Open Cluster
Mensa
Available Resources for NGC 2016 - Open Cluster in Mensa

Apparent size of NGC 2016

The following table reports NGC 2016 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2016 is a visual representation of it.
1.8 arcmin
1.8 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2016

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2016 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 2016 - Open Cluster in Mensa star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2016 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.8 arcmin) and minor (1.8 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2016

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2016 are provided in the following table:

05h 31m 38s
-69° 56’ 44”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2016 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 2016 - Open Cluster in Mensa star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2016 - Open Cluster in Mensa.

Finder chart NGC 2016 - Open Cluster in Mensa star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2016 - Open Cluster in Mensa.

Rise ans set times of NGC 2016 from your location

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

NGC 2016 - Open Cluster in Mensa is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]