NGC 2043 - Open Cluster in Mensa
NGC 2043 is a Open Cluster in the Mensa constellation. NGC 2043 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.
See also NGC 2043 rise and set times.
Apparent size of NGC 2043The following table reports NGC 2043 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2043 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2043
The image below is a photograph of NGC 2043 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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2043
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2043 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2043 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.