We use cookies to deliver essential features and to measure their performance. Learn more.
We're free & ads-free thanks to your support
public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?
All Constellations »  Centaurus »  Deep Sky Objects » 

NGC 5381 - Open Cluster in Centaurus

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -27.95°   Az: 205.45°   Direction: South-South-West

NGC 5381 is a Open Cluster in the Centaurus constellation. NGC 5381 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 5381 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 5381 - Open Cluster in Centaurus star
/>
DSS2 image of NGC 5381 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (6.3 arcmin) and minor (6.3 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

14h 02m 25s
-59° 42’ 17”
03h 15m 15s
17h 17m 41s

J2000

14h 00m 42s
-59° 35’ 12”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 5381 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 5381 - Open Cluster in Centaurus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5381 - Open Cluster in Centaurus.

Finder chart NGC 5381 - Open Cluster in Centaurus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5381 - Open Cluster in Centaurus.

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 5381 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 5381 is a visual representation of it.
6.3 arcmin
6.3 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

Location: Greenwich, UK
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

NGC 5381 - Open Cluster in Centaurus is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK