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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:42  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:40
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NGC 3538 - Double Star in Draco

Altitude: 65.9°   Azimuth: 1.1°   Direction: North

NGC 3538 is a Double Star in the Draco constellation. NGC 3538 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 3538 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 3538 - Double Star in Draco star
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DSS2 image of NGC 3538 in the Red band.

Key facts about NGC 3538

NGC 3538
Double Star
Draco

NGC 3538 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 65.9°
Azimuth: 1.1°
Direction: North

See also NGC 3538 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 3538 - Double Star in Draco

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 3538

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 3538 are provided in the following table:

11h 11m 34s
+75° 34’ 10”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 3538 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 3538 - Double Star in Draco star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3538 - Double Star in Draco.

Finder chart NGC 3538 - Double Star in Draco star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3538 - Double Star in Draco.

Rise and set times of NGC 3538 from your location

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

NGC 3538 - Double Star in Draco is circumpolar and transits at 00:30 UTC (altitude: 65.9°)