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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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NGC 2531 - Other Classification in Cancer

Above the horizon.  Rise: 6:11 | Tran: 13:44 | Set: 21:17
Altitude: 49.0°   Azimuth: 225.8°   Direction: South-West

NGC 2531 is a Other Classification in the Cancer constellation. NGC 2531 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 2531 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 2531 - Other Classification in Cancer star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2531 in the Red band.

Key facts about NGC 2531

NGC 2531
Other Classification
Cancer

NGC 2531 is above the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: 49.0°
Azimuth: 225.8°
Direction: South-West

See also NGC 2531 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 2531 - Other Classification in Cancer

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2531

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2531 are provided in the following table:

08h 08m 00s
+17° 49’ 14”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2531 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 2531 - Other Classification in Cancer star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2531 - Other Classification in Cancer.

Finder chart NGC 2531 - Other Classification in Cancer star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2531 - Other Classification in Cancer.

Rise and set times of NGC 2531 from your location

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

Today's NGC 2531 - Other Classification in Cancer rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 72.2°
Max altitude: 56.3°
Azimuth: 287.8°