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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:08 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:03
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NGC 3603 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Carina

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -71.18°   Az: 226.86°   Direction: South-West

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 hemisphere.

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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 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

Apparent

11h 16m 10s
-61° 23’ 42”
10h 02m 12s
21h 18m 23s

J2000

11h 15m 06s
-61° 15’ 39”

Finder Chart

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.

Apparent Size

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

Rise and Set Times

Location: Greenwich, UK
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, UK