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NGC 1240 - Double Star in Aries

NGC 1240 is a Double Star in the Aries constellation. NGC 1240 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 1240
Double Star
Aries
  • NGC 1240 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 48° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 1240 - Double Star in Aries

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1240

The image below is a photograph of NGC 1240 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 1240 - Double Star in Aries star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1240 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1240

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1240 are provided in the following table:

03h 13m 27s
+30° 30’ 25”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1240 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 1240 - Double Star in Aries star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1240 - Double Star in Aries.

Finder chart NGC 1240 - Double Star in Aries star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1240 - Double Star in Aries.

Rise ans set times of NGC 1240 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's NGC 1240 - Double Star 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: 59.5°
Max altitude: 69.0°
Azimuth: 300.5°
NGC 1240 - Double Star in Aries is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom