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NGC 2306 - Open Cluster in Monoceros

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.

NGC 2306
Open Cluster
Monoceros
Available Resources for NGC 2306 - Open Cluster in Monoceros

Apparent size of NGC 2306

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

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2306

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 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 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 and finder chart of NGC 2306

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2306 are provided in the following table:

06h 54m 29s
-07° 12’ 15”

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.

Rise ans set times of NGC 2306 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
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, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 97.2°
Max altitude: 31.3°
Azimuth: 262.8°
NGC 2306 - Open Cluster in Monoceros is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom