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NGC 2597 - Double Star in Cancer

NGC 2597 is a Double Star in the Cancer constellation. NGC 2597 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 2597
Double Star
Cancer
  • NGC 2597 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 33° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 2597 - Double Star in Cancer

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2597

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2597 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 2597 - Double Star in Cancer star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2597 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2597

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2597 are provided in the following table:

08h 29m 57s
+21° 30’ 06”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2597 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 2597 - Double Star in Cancer star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2597 - Double Star in Cancer.

Finder chart NGC 2597 - Double Star in Cancer star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2597 - Double Star in Cancer.

Rise ans set times of NGC 2597 from your location

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

Today's NGC 2597 - Double Star in Cancer rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 68.5°
Max altitude: 60.0°
Azimuth: 291.5°
NGC 2597 - Double Star in Cancer is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom