General informationNGC2362 is the open cluster at magnitude 4 that is placed in Canis Major constellation and has apparent size of 8 angular minutes.
Having high brightness and large apparent size, cluster is available for observations through a pair of binoculars or small telescope.
Information for observationsTonight, 2023-12-04, cluster NGC2362 will rise at southeast at 21:51 and will be observable until fading from view as dawn breaks. This time (05:39) the object will be placed at southwest. Maximum elevation, 28° above horizon, will be reached at 02:29, when cluster will be placed at south.
Tau CMa (NGC2362) on the sky map
|Right ascension||7h 18m 41s|
|Declination||-24° 57′ 18″|
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