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NGC 1487 - Galaxy Pair in Horologium

NGC 1487 is a Galaxy Pair in the Horologium constellation. NGC 1487 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 1487
Galaxy Pair
Horologium
Available Resources for NGC 1487 - Galaxy Pair in Horologium

Apparent size of NGC 1487

The following table reports NGC 1487 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 1487 is a visual representation of it.
4.4 arcmin
4.4 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1487

The image below is a photograph of NGC 1487 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 1487 - Galaxy Pair in Horologium star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1487 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (4.4 arcmin) and minor (4.4 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1487

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1487 are provided in the following table:

03h 55m 45s
-42° 22’ 05”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1487 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 1487 - Galaxy Pair in Horologium star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1487 - Galaxy Pair in Horologium.

Finder chart NGC 1487 - Galaxy Pair in Horologium star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1487 - Galaxy Pair in Horologium.

Rise ans set times of NGC 1487 from your location

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

NGC 1487 - Galaxy Pair in Horologium is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]