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NGC 2818A - Star Cluster + Nebula in Pyxis

NGC 2818A is a Star Cluster + Nebula in the Pyxis constellation. NGC 2818A is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 2818A
Star Cluster + Nebula
Pyxis
  • NGC 2818A is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 12.5, NGC 2818A is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 10 inches (250mm) or more.
Available Resources for NGC 2818A - Star Cluster + Nebula in Pyxis

Photometric information of NGC 2818A

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 2818A 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).

12.5

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

Apparent size of NGC 2818A

The following table reports NGC 2818A apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2818A is a visual representation of it.
6.9 arcmin
6.9 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2818A

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2818A 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 2818A - Star Cluster + Nebula in Pyxis star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2818A in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (6.9 arcmin) and minor (6.9 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2818A

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2818A are provided in the following table:

09h 16m 05s
-36° 37’ 36”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2818A 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 2818A - Star Cluster + Nebula in Pyxis star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2818A - Star Cluster + Nebula in Pyxis.

Finder chart NGC 2818A - Star Cluster + Nebula in Pyxis star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2818A - Star Cluster + Nebula in Pyxis.

Rise ans set times of NGC 2818A from your location

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

Today's NGC 2818A - Star Cluster + Nebula in Pyxis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 126.6°
Max altitude: 1.9°
Azimuth: 233.4°
NGC 2818A - Star Cluster + Nebula in Pyxis is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom