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NGC 2451 is well placed

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Objects: NGC2451
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Across much of the world the open star cluster NGC 2451 (mag 2.8) in Puppis will be well placed, high in the sky. It will reach its highest point in the sky at around midnight local time.

At a declination of -37°58', it is easiest to see from the southern hemisphere but cannot be seen from latitudes much north of 32°N.

From Fairfield, it will not be readily observable since it will lie so far south that it will never rise more than 10° above the horizon.

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At magnitude 2.8, NGC2451 is visible to the naked eye, but best viewed through a pair of binoculars.

The position of NGC2451 is as follows:

Object Right Ascension Declination Constellation Magnitude Angular Size
NGC2451 07h45m10s -37°58' Puppis 2.8 45'00"

The coordinates above are given in J2000.0.

The sky on 17 January 2028
Sunrise
07:15
Sunset
16:49
Twilight ends
18:27
Twilight begins
05:38

21-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

57%

21 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:17 13:20 18:23
Venus 09:13 14:37 20:00
Moon 22:54 04:31 10:07
Mars 08:06 13:01 17:56
Jupiter 21:45 04:00 10:11
Saturn 11:04 17:28 23:52
All times shown in EST.

Source

The circumstances of this event were computed using the DE405 planetary ephemeris published by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).

This event was automatically generated by searching the ephemeris for planetary alignments which are of interest to amateur astronomers, and the text above was generated based on an estimate of your location.

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Fairfield

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Longitude:
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41.14°N
73.26°W
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