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NGC 1088 - Galaxy Pair in Aries

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.

NGC 1088
Galaxy Pair
Aries
Available Resources for NGC 1088 - Galaxy Pair in Aries

Apparent size of NGC 1088

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

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1088

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 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 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 and finder chart of NGC 1088

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1088 are provided in the following table:

02h 47m 03s
+16° 12’ 03”

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.

Rise ans set times of NGC 1088 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
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, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 73.8°
Max altitude: 54.7°
Azimuth: 286.2°
NGC 1088 - Galaxy Pair in Aries is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom