NGC 2579 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Puppis
NGC 2579 is a Star Cluster + Nebula in the Puppis constellation. NGC 2579 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.
See also NGC 2579 rise and set times.
Apparent size of NGC 2579The following table reports NGC 2579 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2579 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2579
The image below is a photograph of NGC 2579 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 2579
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2579 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2579 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 2579 from your location
Today's NGC 2579 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Puppis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):