NGC : NGC2477

Celestial motion
Date: 2024-02-27
Astronomical night: 19:29 - 05:17 (GMT -5)
NGC2477 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk157° (Southeast)
Set00:53218° (Southwest)
Maximum elevation

21:27

13°

180° (South)

Elevation

NGC2477 Celestial motion
Information about NGC2477

General information

Open Cluster NGC2477 has the magnitude of 6 and is placed in Puppis constellation. The cluster's apparent sizes are 27 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 NGC2477 will become observable at southeast as the dusk sky fades, above your horizon, at 19:29. At 00:53 the object will sink below the horizon at southwest. Maximum elevation, 13° above horizon, will be reached at 21:27, when cluster will be placed at south.
 

NGC2477 on the sky map

NGC2477 on the sky map
Object type

Open Cluster

Alternative names

Constellation

Puppis

Magnitude

6

Apparent size27'
Right ascension7h 52m 10s
Declination-38° 31′ 48″

Catalogues

Messier

New General Catalogue (NGC)

NGC2477

International Catalogue (IC)

Nearest objects with greater magnitude
Object typeMagnitude
NGC2451Open Cluster2.8