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NGC 2279 - Other Classification in Gemini

NGC 2279 is a Other Classification in the Gemini constellation. NGC 2279 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 2279
Other Classification
Gemini
  • NGC 2279 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 45° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 2279 - Other Classification in Gemini

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2279

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2279 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 2279 - Other Classification in Gemini star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2279 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2279

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2279 are provided in the following table:

06h 48m 24s
+33° 24’ 54”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2279 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 2279 - Other Classification in Gemini star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2279 - Other Classification in Gemini.

Finder chart NGC 2279 - Other Classification in Gemini star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2279 - Other Classification in Gemini.

Rise ans set times of NGC 2279 from your location

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

Today's NGC 2279 - Other Classification in Gemini rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 56.6°
Max altitude: 71.9°
Azimuth: 303.4°
NGC 2279 - Other Classification in Gemini is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom