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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:42  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:40
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NGC 2666 - Open Cluster in Lynx

Altitude: 63.4°   Azimuth: 270.8°   Direction: West

NGC 2666 is a Open Cluster in the Lynx constellation. NGC 2666 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2666 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 2666 - Open Cluster in Lynx star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2666 in the Red band.

Key facts about NGC 2666

NGC 2666
Open Cluster
Lynx

NGC 2666 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 63.4°
Azimuth: 270.8°
Direction: West

See also NGC 2666 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 2666 - Open Cluster in Lynx

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2666

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2666 are provided in the following table:

08h 49m 46s
+44° 42’ 13”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2666 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 2666 - Open Cluster in Lynx star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2666 - Open Cluster in Lynx.

Finder chart NGC 2666 - Open Cluster in Lynx star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2666 - Open Cluster in Lynx.

Rise and set times of NGC 2666 from your location

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

NGC 2666 - Open Cluster in Lynx is circumpolar and transits at 22:05 UTC (altitude: 83.2°)