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NGC 2944 - Galaxy Pair in Leo

NGC 2944 is a Galaxy Pair in the Leo constellation. NGC 2944 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 2944
Galaxy Pair
Leo
  • NGC 2944 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 65° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
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Apparent size of NGC 2944

The following table reports NGC 2944 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2944 is a visual representation of it.
1 arcmin
1 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2944

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2944 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 2944 - Galaxy Pair in Leo star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2944 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1 arcmin) and minor (1 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2944

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2944 are provided in the following table:

09h 39m 17s
+32° 18’ 29”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2944 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 2944 - Galaxy Pair in Leo star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2944 - Galaxy Pair in Leo.

Finder chart NGC 2944 - Galaxy Pair in Leo star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2944 - Galaxy Pair in Leo.

Rise ans set times of NGC 2944 from your location

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

Today's NGC 2944 - Galaxy Pair in Leo rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 57.7°
Max altitude: 70.8°
Azimuth: 302.3°
NGC 2944 - Galaxy Pair in Leo is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom