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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:40  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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NGC 2408 - Open Cluster in Camelopardalis

Altitude: 42.3°   Azimuth: 23.4°   Direction: North-North-East

NGC 2408 is a Open Cluster in the Camelopardalis constellation. NGC 2408 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2408 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 2408 - Open Cluster in Camelopardalis star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2408 in the Red band.

Key facts about NGC 2408

NGC 2408
Open Cluster
Camelopardalis

NGC 2408 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 42.3°
Azimuth: 23.4°
Direction: North-North-East

See also NGC 2408 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 2408 - Open Cluster in Camelopardalis

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2408

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2408 are provided in the following table:

07h 40m 32s
+71° 40’ 05”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2408 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 2408 - Open Cluster in Camelopardalis star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2408 - Open Cluster in Camelopardalis.

Finder chart NGC 2408 - Open Cluster in Camelopardalis star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2408 - Open Cluster in Camelopardalis.

Rise and set times of NGC 2408 from your location

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

NGC 2408 - Open Cluster in Camelopardalis is circumpolar and transits at 20:52 UTC (altitude: 69.8°)