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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?
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NGC 2327 - Reflection Nebula in Canis Major

Below the horizon.  Rise: 7:40 | Tran: 12:40 | Set: 17:40
Altitude: -38.8°   Azimuth: 307.3°   Direction: North-West

NGC 2327 is a Reflection Nebula in the Canis Major constellation. NGC 2327 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 2327 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 2327 - Reflection Nebula in Canis Major star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2327 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1 arcmin) and minor (1 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Apparent Coordinates

07h 05m 16s
-11° 21’ 07”

J2000 Coordinates

07h 04m 06s
-11° 18’ 51”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2327 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 2327 - Reflection Nebula in Canis Major star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2327 - Reflection Nebula in Canis Major.

Finder chart NGC 2327 - Reflection Nebula in Canis Major star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2327 - Reflection Nebula in Canis Major.

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 2327 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2327 is a visual representation of it.
1 arcmin
1 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's NGC 2327 - Reflection Nebula in Canis Major rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 101.3°
Max altitude: 27.2°
Azimuth: 258.7°