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NGC 2881 - Galaxy Pair in Hydra

NGC 2881 is a Galaxy Pair in the Hydra constellation. NGC 2881 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 2881
Galaxy Pair
Hydra
  • NGC 2881 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 24° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 2881 - Galaxy Pair in Hydra

Apparent size of NGC 2881

The following table reports NGC 2881 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2881 is a visual representation of it.
1.2 arcmin
1.2 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2881

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2881 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 2881 - Galaxy Pair in Hydra star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2881 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.2 arcmin) and minor (1.2 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2881

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2881 are provided in the following table:

09h 25m 54s
-11° 59’ 38”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2881 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 2881 - Galaxy Pair in Hydra star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2881 - Galaxy Pair in Hydra.

Finder chart NGC 2881 - Galaxy Pair in Hydra star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2881 - Galaxy Pair in Hydra.

Rise ans set times of NGC 2881 from your location

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

Today's NGC 2881 - Galaxy Pair in Hydra rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 102.0°
Max altitude: 26.5°
Azimuth: 258.0°
NGC 2881 - Galaxy Pair in Hydra is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom