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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:42  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:40
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NGC 2461 - Star in Lynx

Altitude: 20.6°   Azimuth: 16.0°   Direction: North-North-East

NGC 2461 is a Star in the Lynx constellation. NGC 2461 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 2461 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 2461 - Star in Lynx star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2461 in the Red band.

Key facts about NGC 2461

NGC 2461
Star
Lynx

NGC 2461 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 20.6°
Azimuth: 16.0°
Direction: North-North-East

See also NGC 2461 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 2461 - Star in Lynx

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2461

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2461 are provided in the following table:

07h 56m 26s
+56° 40’ 23”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2461 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 2461 - Star in Lynx star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2461 - Star in Lynx.

Finder chart NGC 2461 - Star in Lynx star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2461 - Star in Lynx.

Rise and set times of NGC 2461 from your location

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

NGC 2461 - Star in Lynx is circumpolar and transits at 21:11 UTC (altitude: 84.8°)