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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

NGC 3603 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Carina

NGC 3603 is a Star Cluster + Nebula in the Carina constellation. NGC 3603 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 3603
Star Cluster + Nebula
Carina
Available Resources for NGC 3603 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Carina

Apparent size of NGC 3603

The following table reports NGC 3603 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 3603 is a visual representation of it.
3.3 arcmin
3.3 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 3603

The image below is a photograph of NGC 3603 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 3603 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Carina star
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DSS2 image of NGC 3603 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (3.3 arcmin) and minor (3.3 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 3603

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 3603 are provided in the following table:

11h 15m 06s
-61° 15’ 39”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 3603 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 3603 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Carina star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3603 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Carina.

Finder chart NGC 3603 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Carina star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3603 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Carina.

Rise ans set times of NGC 3603 from your location

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

NGC 3603 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Carina is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]