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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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NGC 2653 - Double Star in Camelopardalis

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 49.58°   Az: 18.21°   Direction: North-North-East

NGC 2653 is a Double Star in the Camelopardalis constellation. NGC 2653 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2653 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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of NGC 2653 - Double Star in Camelopardalis star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2653 in the Red band.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

08h 58m 05s
+78° 17’ 54”
17h 51m 16s
02h 49m 22s

J2000

08h 54m 56s
+78° 23’ 36”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2653 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 2653 - Double Star in Camelopardalis star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2653 - Double Star in Camelopardalis.

Finder chart NGC 2653 - Double Star in Camelopardalis star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2653 - Double Star in Camelopardalis.

Rise and Set Times

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

NGC 2653 - Double Star in Camelopardalis is circumpolar and transits at 12:51 UTC (altitude: 63.2°)