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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:10 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:02
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NGC 2402 - Galaxy Pair in Canis Minor

Below the horizon.  Rise: 5:46 | Tran: 12:33 | Set: 19:20
Alt: -10.04°   Az: 299.62°   Direction: West-North-West

NGC 2402 is a Galaxy Pair in the Canis Minor constellation. NGC 2402 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 2402 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 2402 - Galaxy Pair in Canis Minor star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2402 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.5 arcmin) and minor (1.5 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

07h 32m 07s
+09° 35’ 50”
07h 59m 00s
15h 31m 08s

J2000

07h 30m 47s
+09° 39’ 02”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2402 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 2402 - Galaxy Pair in Canis Minor star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2402 - Galaxy Pair in Canis Minor.

Finder chart NGC 2402 - Galaxy Pair in Canis Minor star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2402 - Galaxy Pair in Canis Minor.

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 2402 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2402 is a visual representation of it.
1.5 arcmin
1.5 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's NGC 2402 - Galaxy Pair in Canis Minor rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 80.4°
Max altitude: 48.1°
Azimuth: 279.6°