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NGC 3280 - Galaxy Triplet in Hydra

NGC 3280 is a Galaxy Triplet in the Hydra constellation. NGC 3280 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 3280
Galaxy Triplet
Hydra
Available Resources for NGC 3280 - Galaxy Triplet in Hydra

Apparent size of NGC 3280

The following table reports NGC 3280 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 3280 is a visual representation of it.
1.4 arcmin
1.4 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 3280

The image below is a photograph of NGC 3280 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 3280 - Galaxy Triplet in Hydra star
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DSS2 image of NGC 3280 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.4 arcmin) and minor (1.4 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 3280

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 3280 are provided in the following table:

10h 32m 44s
-12° 38’ 11”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 3280 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 3280 - Galaxy Triplet in Hydra star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3280 - Galaxy Triplet in Hydra.

Finder chart NGC 3280 - Galaxy Triplet in Hydra star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3280 - Galaxy Triplet in Hydra.

Rise ans set times of NGC 3280 from your location

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

Today's NGC 3280 - Galaxy Triplet 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: 102.6°
Max altitude: 25.9°
Azimuth: 257.4°
NGC 3280 - Galaxy Triplet in Hydra is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom