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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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NGC 1240 - Double Star in Aries

Above the horizon.  Rise: 23:11 | Tran: 8:24 | Set: 17:33
Alt: 9.98°   Az: 52.50°   Direction: North-East

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.

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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 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

Apparent

03h 14m 57s
+30° 35’ 51”
16h 20m 46s
19h 35m 43s

J2000

03h 13m 27s
+30° 30’ 25”

Finder Chart

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 and Set Times

Location: Greenwich, UK
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, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 59.4°
Max altitude: 69.1°
Azimuth: 300.6°