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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:10 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:02
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NGC 1088 - Galaxy Pair in Aries

Below the horizon.  Rise: 0:22 | Tran: 7:50 | Set: 15:14
Alt: -18.76°   Az: 25.48°   Direction: North-North-East

NGC 1088 is a Galaxy Pair in the Aries constellation. NGC 1088 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 1088 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of NGC 1088 - Galaxy Pair in Aries star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1088 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1 arcmin) and minor (1 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

02h 48m 25s
+16° 18’ 10”
13h 40m 26s
16h 28m 52s

J2000

02h 47m 03s
+16° 12’ 03”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1088 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.

Finder chart NGC 1088 - Galaxy Pair in Aries star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1088 - Galaxy Pair in Aries.

Finder chart NGC 1088 - Galaxy Pair in Aries star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1088 - Galaxy Pair in Aries.

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 1088 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 1088 is a visual representation of it.
1 arcmin
1 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

Location: Greenwich, UK
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's NGC 1088 - Galaxy Pair in Aries rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 73.7°
Max altitude: 54.8°
Azimuth: 286.3°