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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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NGC 2279 - Other Classification in Gemini

Above the horizon.  Rise: 1:55 | Tran: 11:35 | Set: 21:15
Alt: 21.17°   Az: 297.45°   Direction: West-North-West

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.

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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 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

Apparent

06h 50m 01s
+33° 23’ 09”
06h 30m 40s
13h 20m 42s

J2000

06h 48m 24s
+33° 24’ 54”

Finder Chart

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 and Set Times

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

Azimuth: 56.6°
Max altitude: 71.9°
Azimuth: 303.4°