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NGC 2402 - Galaxy Pair in Canis Minor

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.

NGC 2402
Galaxy Pair
Canis Minor
Available Resources for NGC 2402 - Galaxy Pair in Canis Minor

Apparent size of NGC 2402

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

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2402

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 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 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 and finder chart of NGC 2402

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2402 are provided in the following table:

07h 30m 47s
+09° 39’ 02”

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.

Rise ans set times of NGC 2402 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
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, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 80.3°
Max altitude: 48.2°
Azimuth: 279.7°
NGC 2402 - Galaxy Pair in Canis Minor is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom