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NGC 2361 - Nebula in Canis Major

Altitude: -28.8°   Azimuth: 74.2°   Direction: East-North-East

NGC 2361 is a Nebula in the Canis Major constellation. NGC 2361 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 2361 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 2361 - Nebula in Canis Major star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2361 in the Red band.

Key facts about NGC 2361

NGC 2361
Nebula
Canis Major

NGC 2361 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -28.8°
Azimuth: 74.2°
Direction: East-North-East

See also NGC 2361 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 2361 - Nebula in Canis Major

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2361

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2361 are provided in the following table:

07h 18m 24s
-13° 12’ 33”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2361 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 2361 - Nebula in Canis Major star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2361 - Nebula in Canis Major.

Finder chart NGC 2361 - Nebula in Canis Major star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2361 - Nebula in Canis Major.

Rise and set times of NGC 2361 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 2361 - Nebula in Canis Major 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: 103.2°
Max altitude: 25.3°
Azimuth: 256.8°