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NGC 4463 - Open Cluster in Musca

NGC 4463 is a Open Cluster in the Musca constellation. NGC 4463 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 4463
Open Cluster
Musca
Available Resources for NGC 4463 - Open Cluster in Musca

Photometric information of NGC 4463

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 4463 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).

7.62
7.2

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

Apparent size of NGC 4463

The following table reports NGC 4463 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 4463 is a visual representation of it.
4.8 arcmin
4.8 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 4463

The image below is a photograph of NGC 4463 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 4463 - Open Cluster in Musca star
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DSS2 image of NGC 4463 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (4.8 arcmin) and minor (4.8 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 4463

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 4463 are provided in the following table:

12h 29m 54s
-64° 47’ 22”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 4463 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 4463 - Open Cluster in Musca star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4463 - Open Cluster in Musca.

Finder chart NGC 4463 - Open Cluster in Musca star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4463 - Open Cluster in Musca.

Rise ans set times of NGC 4463 from your location

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

NGC 4463 - Open Cluster in Musca is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]