NGC 3247 - HII Ionized region in Carina
NGC 3247 is a HII Ionized region in the Carina constellation. NGC 3247 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.
Photometric information of NGC 3247
The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 3247 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).
For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.
Apparent size of NGC 3247The following table reports NGC 3247 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 3247 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 3247
The image below is a photograph of NGC 3247 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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 3247
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 3247 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 3247 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.
Rise ans set times of NGC 3247 from your location
NGC 3247 - HII Ionized region in Carina is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]