NGC 2408 - Open Cluster in Camelopardalis
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.
- NGC 2408 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom . Its current altitude is 39° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2408
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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2408
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2408 are provided in the following table:
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°.
Rise ans set times of NGC 2408 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
NGC 2408 - Open Cluster in Camelopardalis is circumpolar and transits at 15:16 UTC (altitude: 69.8°)