NGC : NGC2451

Celestial motion
Date: 2024-02-27
Astronomical night: 19:29 - 05:17 (GMT -5)
NGC2451 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk152° (Southeast)
Set00:56221° (Southwest)
Maximum elevation

21:21

15°

180° (South)

Elevation

NGC2451 Celestial motion
Information about NGC2451

General information

Open Cluster NGC2451 has the magnitude of 3 and is placed in Puppis constellation. The cluster's apparent sizes are 50 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

2024-02-27 cluster NGC2451 will rise at southeast at 18:58 and will sink below the horizon at southwest at 00:56. Maximum elevation, 15° above horizon, will be reached at 21:21, when cluster will be placed at south.
 

NGC2451 on the sky map

NGC2451 on the sky map
Object type

Open Cluster

Alternative names

Constellation

Puppis

Magnitude

3

Apparent size50'
Right ascension7h 45m 24s
Declination-37° 58′ 0″

Catalogues

Messier

New General Catalogue (NGC)

NGC2451

International Catalogue (IC)