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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:59 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:08
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NGC 2568 - Open Cluster in Puppis

Above the horizon.  Rise: 12:37 | Tran: 13:47 | Set: 14:57
Alt: 0.73°   Az: 189.42°   Direction: South

NGC 2568 is a Open Cluster in the Puppis constellation. NGC 2568 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2568 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 2568 - Open Cluster in Puppis star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2568 in the Red band.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

08h 19m 13s
-37° 10’ 58”
00h 47m 25s

J2000

08h 18m 17s
-37° 06’ 19”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2568 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 2568 - Open Cluster in Puppis star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2568 - Open Cluster in Puppis.

Finder chart NGC 2568 - Open Cluster in Puppis star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2568 - Open Cluster in Puppis.

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's NGC 2568 - Open Cluster in Puppis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 127.2°
Max altitude: 1.3°
Azimuth: 232.8°