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NGC 2026 - Open Cluster

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.

NGC 2026
Open Cluster
Taurus
  • NGC 2026 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 1° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 2026 - Open Cluster

Apparent size of NGC 2026

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

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2026

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 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).

Image of NGC 2026 - Open Cluster 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2026

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2026 are provided in the following table:

05h 43m 09s
+20° 08’ 20”

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 star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2026 - Open Cluster.

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

Rise ans set times of NGC 2026 from your location

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

Today's NGC 2026 - Open Cluster rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 69.9°
Max altitude: 58.7°
Azimuth: 290.1°
NGC 2026 - Open Cluster is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom