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 hemisphere.
See also NGC 3603 rise and set times.
Apparent size of NGC 3603The 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.
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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 3603
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 3603 are provided in the following table:
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°.