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NGC 2061 - Open Cluster in Columba

Altitude: -2.0°   Azimuth: 148.6°   Direction: South-South-East

NGC 2061 is a Open Cluster in the Columba constellation. NGC 2061 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2061 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 2061 - Open Cluster in Columba star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2061 in the Red band.

Key facts about NGC 2061

NGC 2061
Open Cluster
Columba

NGC 2061 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -2.0°
Azimuth: 148.6°
Direction: South-South-East

See also NGC 2061 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 2061 - Open Cluster in Columba

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2061

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2061 are provided in the following table:

05h 42m 42s
-34° 00’ 33”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2061 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 2061 - Open Cluster in Columba star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2061 - Open Cluster in Columba.

Finder chart NGC 2061 - Open Cluster in Columba star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2061 - Open Cluster in Columba.

Rise and set times of NGC 2061 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 2061 - Open Cluster in Columba 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: 124.0°
Max altitude: 4.5°
Azimuth: 236.0°