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NGC 3339 - Star in Sextans

Altitude: 33.1°   Azimuth: 146.2°   Direction: South-East

NGC 3339 is a Star in the Sextans constellation. NGC 3339 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.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 3339 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 3339 - Star in Sextans star
DSS2 image of NGC 3339 in the Red band.

Key facts about NGC 3339

NGC 3339

NGC 3339 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 33.1°
Azimuth: 146.2°
Direction: South-East

See also NGC 3339 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 15.4, NGC 3339 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.

Available Resources for NGC 3339 - Star in Sextans

Photometric information of NGC 3339

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 3339 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 3339

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 3339 are provided in the following table:

10h 42m 10s
-00° 22’ 09”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 3339 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 3339 - Star in Sextans star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3339 - Star in Sextans.

Finder chart NGC 3339 - Star in Sextans star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3339 - Star in Sextans.

Rise and set times of NGC 3339 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 3339 - Star in Sextans 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: 90.4°
Max altitude: 38.2°
Azimuth: 269.6°