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NGC 3040 - Galaxy Pair in Leo

NGC 3040 is a Galaxy Pair in the Leo constellation. NGC 3040 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 3040
Galaxy Pair
Leo
Available Resources for NGC 3040 - Galaxy Pair in Leo

Apparent size of NGC 3040

The following table reports NGC 3040 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 3040 is a visual representation of it.
1.8 arcmin
1.8 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 3040

The image below is a photograph of NGC 3040 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 3040 - Galaxy Pair in Leo star
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DSS2 image of NGC 3040 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.8 arcmin) and minor (1.8 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 3040

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 3040 are provided in the following table:

09h 53m 03s
+19° 26’ 13”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 3040 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 3040 - Galaxy Pair in Leo star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3040 - Galaxy Pair in Leo.

Finder chart NGC 3040 - Galaxy Pair in Leo star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3040 - Galaxy Pair in Leo.

Rise ans set times of NGC 3040 from your location

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

Today's NGC 3040 - Galaxy Pair in Leo rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 70.6°
Max altitude: 58.0°
Azimuth: 289.4°
NGC 3040 - Galaxy Pair in Leo is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom