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NGC 1347 - Galaxy Pair in Eridanus

Altitude: -60.4°   Azimuth: 12.0°   Direction: North-North-East

NGC 1347 is a Galaxy Pair in the Eridanus constellation. NGC 1347 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 1347 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 1347 - Galaxy Pair in Eridanus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1347 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.8 arcmin) and minor (1.8 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 1347

NGC 1347
Galaxy Pair
Eridanus

NGC 1347 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -60.4°
Azimuth: 12.0°
Direction: North-North-East

See also NGC 1347 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 1347 - Galaxy Pair in Eridanus

Apparent size of NGC 1347

The following table reports NGC 1347 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 1347 is a visual representation of it.
1.8 arcmin
1.8 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1347

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1347 are provided in the following table:

03h 29m 42s
-22° 17’ 06”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1347 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 1347 - Galaxy Pair in Eridanus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1347 - Galaxy Pair in Eridanus.

Finder chart NGC 1347 - Galaxy Pair in Eridanus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1347 - Galaxy Pair in Eridanus.

Rise and set times of NGC 1347 from your location

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

Today's NGC 1347 - Galaxy Pair in Eridanus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 112.3°
Max altitude: 16.2°
Azimuth: 247.7°