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TimezoneEurope/London
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Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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NGC 3579 - Nebula in Carina

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -62.52°   Az: 129.73°   Direction: South-East

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.

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 0.6667x0.6667 degrees (40.00x40.00 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

Apparent

11h 13m 03s
-61° 22’ 37”
15h 11m 10s
02h 24m 13s

J2000

11h 11m 59s
-61° 14’ 35”

Finder Chart

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.

Apparent Size

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

Rise and Set Times

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

NGC 3579 - Nebula in Carina is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK