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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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NGC 2026 - Open Cluster in Taurus

Above the horizon.  Rise: 3:28 | Tran: 11:16 | Set: 19:03
Altitude: 39.1°   Azimuth: 107.9°   Direction: East-South-East

NGC 2026 is a Open Cluster in the Taurus constellation. NGC 2026 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2026 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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of NGC 2026 - Open Cluster in Taurus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2026 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (4.2 arcmin) and minor (4.2 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Apparent Coordinates

05h 44m 37s
+20° 08’ 54”

J2000 Coordinates

05h 43m 09s
+20° 08’ 20”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2026 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 2026 - Open Cluster in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2026 - Open Cluster in Taurus.

Finder chart NGC 2026 - Open Cluster in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2026 - Open Cluster in Taurus.

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 2026 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2026 is a visual representation of it.
4.2 arcmin
4.2 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's NGC 2026 - Open Cluster in Taurus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 69.9°
Max altitude: 58.7°
Azimuth: 290.1°