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NGC 3387 - Galaxy

NGC 3387 is a Galaxy in the Sextans constellation. NGC 3387 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 3387
Galaxy
Sextans
  • NGC 3387 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 23° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 3387 - Galaxy

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 3387

The image below is a photograph of NGC 3387 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 3387 - Galaxy star
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DSS2 image of NGC 3387 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 3387

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 3387 are provided in the following table:

10h 48m 16s
+04° 57’ 59”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 3387 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 3387 - Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3387 - Galaxy.

Finder chart NGC 3387 - Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3387 - Galaxy.

Rise ans set times of NGC 3387 from your location

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

Today's NGC 3387 - Galaxy rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 85.0°
Max altitude: 43.5°
Azimuth: 275.0°
NGC 3387 - Galaxy is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom