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TimezoneEurope/London
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Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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NGC 2058 - Open Cluster in Mensa

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -32.46°   Az: 172.21°   Direction: South

NGC 2058 is a Open Cluster in the Mensa constellation. NGC 2058 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Given its visual magnitude of 11.85, NGC 2058 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 8 inches (200mm) or more.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2058 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 2058 - Open Cluster in Mensa star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2058 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (2.1 arcmin) and minor (2.1 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

05h 36m 39s
-70° 08’ 54”
22h 41m 14s
04h 17m 53s

J2000

05h 36m 54s
-70° 09’ 43”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2058 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 2058 - Open Cluster in Mensa star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2058 - Open Cluster in Mensa.

Finder chart NGC 2058 - Open Cluster in Mensa star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2058 - Open Cluster in Mensa.

Photometric Information

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 2058 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).

12.09
11.85

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

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 2058 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2058 is a visual representation of it.
2.1 arcmin
2.1 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

NGC 2058 - Open Cluster in Mensa is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK