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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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NGC 2306 - Open Cluster in Monoceros

Above the horizon.  Rise: 6:43 | Tran: 12:04 | Set: 17:26
Alt: 30.33°   Az: 194.20°   Direction: South-South-West

NGC 2306 is a Open Cluster in the Monoceros constellation. NGC 2306 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.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2306 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 2306 - Open Cluster in Monoceros star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2306 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (6.6 arcmin) and minor (6.6 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

06h 55m 41s
-07° 14’ 12”
00h 49m 18s
07h 44m 59s

J2000

06h 54m 29s
-07° 12’ 15”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2306 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 2306 - Open Cluster in Monoceros star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2306 - Open Cluster in Monoceros.

Finder chart NGC 2306 - Open Cluster in Monoceros star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2306 - Open Cluster in Monoceros.

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 2306 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2306 is a visual representation of it.
6.6 arcmin
6.6 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's NGC 2306 - Open Cluster in Monoceros rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 97.2°
Max altitude: 31.3°
Azimuth: 262.8°