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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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NGC 3747 - Galaxy in Draco

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 36.6°   Azimuth: 6.5°   Direction: North

NGC 3747 is a Galaxy in the Draco constellation. NGC 3747 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 3747 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 3747 - Galaxy in Draco star
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DSS2 image of NGC 3747 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.48 arcmin) and minor (0.23 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 3747

NGC 3747
Galaxy
Draco

NGC 3747 is above the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: 36.6°
Azimuth: 6.5°
Direction: North

See also NGC 3747 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 3747 - Galaxy in Draco

Photometric information of NGC 3747

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 3747 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).

12.98
12.36
11.91

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

The surface brightess reported below is an indication of the brightness per unit of angular area of NGC 3747.

23.32 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 3747

The following table reports NGC 3747 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 3747 is a visual representation of it.
0.48 arcmin
0.23 arcmin
110°

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 3747

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 3747 are provided in the following table:

11h 32m 30s
+74° 22’ 42”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 3747 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 3747 - Galaxy in Draco star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3747 - Galaxy in Draco.

Finder chart NGC 3747 - Galaxy in Draco star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3747 - Galaxy in Draco.

Rise and set times of NGC 3747 from your location

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

NGC 3747 - Galaxy in Draco is circumpolar and transits at 17:26 UTC (altitude: 67.1°)