NGC 5299 - Open Cluster in Centaurus
NGC 5299 is a Open Cluster in the Centaurus constellation. NGC 5299 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.
See also NGC 5299 rise and set times.
Apparent size of NGC 5299The following table reports NGC 5299 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 5299 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 5299
The image below is a photograph of NGC 5299 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 5299
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 5299 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 5299 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.