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NGC 3579 - Nebula in Carina

Altitude: -73.6°   Azimuth: 224.2°   Direction: South-West

NGC 3579 is a Nebula in the Carina constellation. NGC 3579 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

NGC 3579
Nebula
Carina

NGC 3579 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -73.6°
Azimuth: 224.2°
Direction: South-West

See also NGC 3579 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 3579 - Nebula in Carina

Apparent size of NGC 3579

The following table reports NGC 3579 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 3579 is a visual representation of it.
20 arcmin
15 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 3579

The image below is a photograph of NGC 3579 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 0.66666666666667x0.66666666666667 degrees (40x40 arcmins).

Image of NGC 3579 - Nebula in Carina star
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DSS2 image of NGC 3579 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (20 arcmin) and minor (15 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 3579

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 3579 are provided in the following table:

11h 11m 59s
-61° 14’ 35”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 3579 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 3579 - Nebula in Carina star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3579 - Nebula in Carina.

Finder chart NGC 3579 - Nebula in Carina star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3579 - Nebula in Carina.

Rise ans set times of NGC 3579 from your location

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

NGC 3579 - Nebula in Carina is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt