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NGC 2045 - Star in Taurus

Altitude: 26.5°   Azimuth: 103.1°   Direction: East-South-East

NGC 2045 is a Star in the Taurus constellation. NGC 2045 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 2045

NGC 2045 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 26.5°
Azimuth: 103.1°
Direction: East-South-East

See also NGC 2045 rise and set times.

Given its visual magnitude of 6.46, NGC 2045 is easily visible with the help of a small binocular.

Available Resources for NGC 2045 - Star in Taurus

Photometric information of NGC 2045

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 2045 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).


For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2045

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2045 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 2045 - Star in Taurus star
DSS2 image of NGC 2045 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2045

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2045 are provided in the following table:

05h 45m 01s
+12° 53’ 18”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2045 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 2045 - Star in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2045 - Star in Taurus.

Finder chart NGC 2045 - Star in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2045 - Star in Taurus.

Rise ans set times of NGC 2045 from your location

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

Today's NGC 2045 - Star in Taurus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 77.1°
Max altitude: 51.4°
Azimuth: 282.9°