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north SunriseRise: 4:43  
clear_day Transit: 12:58  
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NGC 2635 - Open Cluster in Pyxis

Altitude: 3.7°   Azimuth: 182.9°   Direction: South

NGC 2635 is a Open Cluster in the Pyxis constellation. NGC 2635 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

NGC 2635
Open Cluster
Pyxis

NGC 2635 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 3.7°
Azimuth: 182.9°
Direction: South

See also NGC 2635 rise and set times.

Given its visual magnitude of 11.2, NGC 2635 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 6 inches (150mm) or more.

Available Resources for NGC 2635 - Open Cluster in Pyxis

Photometric information of NGC 2635

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 2635 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).

12.06
11.2

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

Apparent size of NGC 2635

The following table reports NGC 2635 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2635 is a visual representation of it.
5.1 arcmin
5.1 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2635

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2635 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 2635 - Open Cluster in Pyxis star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2635 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (5.1 arcmin) and minor (5.1 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2635

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2635 are provided in the following table:

08h 38m 26s
-34° 46’ 18”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2635 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 2635 - Open Cluster in Pyxis star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2635 - Open Cluster in Pyxis.

Finder chart NGC 2635 - Open Cluster in Pyxis star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2635 - Open Cluster in Pyxis.

Rise ans set times of NGC 2635 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 2635 - Open Cluster in Pyxis 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: 124.8°
Max altitude: 3.7°
Azimuth: 235.2°
NGC 2635 - Open Cluster in Pyxis is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom