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NGC 3372 (Carina Nebula) - HII Ionized region in Carina

NGC 3372 is a HII Ionized region in the Carina constellation. NGC 3372 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 3372
HII Ionized region
Carina
  • NGC 3372 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 3, NGC 3372 is visible to the naked eye under a clear and dark sky, or with the help of a small binocular.
Available Resources for NGC 3372 (Carina Nebula) - HII Ionized region in Carina

Photometric information of NGC 3372

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 3372 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).

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

Apparent size of NGC 3372

The following table reports NGC 3372 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 3372 is a visual representation of it.
120 arcmin
120 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 3372

The image below is a photograph of NGC 3372 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 4x4 degrees (240x240 arcmins).

Image of NGC 3372 (Carina Nebula) - HII Ionized region in Carina star
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DSS2 image of NGC 3372 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (120 arcmin) and minor (120 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 3372

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 3372 are provided in the following table:

10h 45m 08s
-59° 52’ 00”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 3372 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 3372 (Carina Nebula) - HII Ionized region in Carina star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3372 (Carina Nebula) - HII Ionized region in Carina.

Finder chart NGC 3372 (Carina Nebula) - HII Ionized region in Carina star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3372 (Carina Nebula) - HII Ionized region in Carina.

Rise ans set times of NGC 3372 from your location

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

NGC 3372 (Carina Nebula) - HII Ionized region in Carina is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]