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NGC 2020 - Emission Nebula in Dorado

NGC 2020 is a Emission Nebula in the Dorado constellation. NGC 2020 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 2020
Emission Nebula
Dorado
Available Resources for NGC 2020 - Emission Nebula in Dorado

Apparent size of NGC 2020

The following table reports NGC 2020 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2020 is a visual representation of it.
3.2 arcmin
3.9 arcmin
50°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2020

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2020 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 2020 - Emission Nebula in Dorado star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2020 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (3.2 arcmin) and minor (3.9 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2020

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2020 are provided in the following table:

05h 33m 12s
-67° 42’ 56”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2020 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 2020 - Emission Nebula in Dorado star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2020 - Emission Nebula in Dorado.

Finder chart NGC 2020 - Emission Nebula in Dorado star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2020 - Emission Nebula in Dorado.

Rise ans set times of NGC 2020 from your location

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

NGC 2020 - Emission Nebula in Dorado is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]