NGC 5043 - Open Cluster in Centaurus
NGC 5043 is a Open Cluster in the Centaurus constellation. NGC 5043 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.
See also NGC 5043 rise and set times.
Apparent size of NGC 5043The following table reports NGC 5043 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 5043 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 5043
The image below is a photograph of NGC 5043 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 5043
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 5043 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 5043 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.