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NGC 2471 - Double Star in Lynx

NGC 2471 is a Double Star in the Lynx constellation. NGC 2471 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 2471
Double Star
Lynx
  • NGC 2471 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 26° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 2471 - Double Star in Lynx

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2471

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2471 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 2471 - Double Star in Lynx star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2471 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2471

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2471 are provided in the following table:

07h 58m 32s
+56° 46’ 34”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2471 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 2471 - Double Star in Lynx star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2471 - Double Star in Lynx.

Finder chart NGC 2471 - Double Star in Lynx star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2471 - Double Star in Lynx.

Rise ans set times of NGC 2471 from your location

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

NGC 2471 - Double Star in Lynx is circumpolar and transits at 13:28 UTC (altitude: 84.7°)