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NGC 2112 - Open Cluster

NGC 2112 is a Open Cluster in the Orion constellation. NGC 2112 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 2112
Open Cluster
Orion
  • NGC 2112 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 36° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its visual magnitude of 9.1, NGC 2112 is visible with the help of a binocular with a 60-70mm aperture or a small telescope.
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Photometric information of NGC 2112

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 2112 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).

9.1

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

Apparent size of NGC 2112

The following table reports NGC 2112 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2112 is a visual representation of it.
21 arcmin
21 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2112

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2112 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 0.7x0.7 degrees (42x42 arcmins).

Image of NGC 2112 - Open Cluster star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2112 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (21 arcmin) and minor (21 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2112

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2112 are provided in the following table:

05h 53m 44s
+00° 24’ 38”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2112 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 2112 - Open Cluster star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2112 - Open Cluster.

Finder chart NGC 2112 - Open Cluster star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2112 - Open Cluster.

Rise ans set times of NGC 2112 from your location

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

Today's NGC 2112 - 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: 89.6°
Max altitude: 38.9°
Azimuth: 270.4°
NGC 2112 - Open Cluster is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom