Messier : Messier M47

Celestial motion
Date: 2021-01-18
Astronomical night: 18:49 - 05:53 (GMT -5)
Messier M47 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk109° (East)
Set05:06253° (West)
Maximum elevation

23:51

37°

180° (South)

Elevation

Messier M47 Celestial motion
Information about Messier M47

General information

NGC2422 is the open cluster at magnitude 4 that is placed in Puppis constellation and has apparent size of 30 angular minutes.
Having high brightness and large apparent size, cluster is available for observations through a pair of binoculars or small telescope.

Information for observations

Tonight, 2021-01-18, cluster NGC2422 will become observable at east as the dusk sky fades, above your horizon, at 18:49. At 05:06 the object will sink below the horizon at west. Maximum elevation, 37° above horizon, will be reached at 23:51, when cluster will be placed at south.
 

Messier M47 on the sky map

Messier M47 on the sky map
Object type

Open Cluster

Alternative names

Constellation

Puppis

Magnitude

4

Apparent size30'
Right ascension7h 36m 35s
Declination-14° 29′ 0″

Catalogues

Messier

M47

New General Catalogue (NGC)

NGC2422

International Catalogue (IC)