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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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NGC 2879 - Other Classification in Hydra

Above the horizon.  Rise: 9:17 | Tran: 14:15 | Set: 19:13
Alt: 26.76°   Az: 179.97°   Direction: South

NGC 2879 is a Other Classification in the Hydra constellation. NGC 2879 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 2879 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 2879 - Other Classification in Hydra star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2879 in the Red band.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

09h 26m 34s
-11° 45’ 30”
23h 59m 52s
09h 26m 27s

J2000

09h 25m 23s
-11° 39’ 05”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2879 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 2879 - Other Classification in Hydra star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2879 - Other Classification in Hydra.

Finder chart NGC 2879 - Other Classification in Hydra star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2879 - Other Classification in Hydra.

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's NGC 2879 - Other Classification in Hydra rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 101.8°
Max altitude: 26.8°
Azimuth: 258.2°