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NGC 4209 - Star in Coma Berenices

Altitude: 66.1°   Azimuth: 160.9°   Direction: South-South-East

NGC 4209 is a Star in the Coma Berenices constellation. NGC 4209 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 4209
Coma Berenices

NGC 4209 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 66.1°
Azimuth: 160.9°
Direction: South-South-East

See also NGC 4209 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 13.6, NGC 4209 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.

Available Resources for NGC 4209 - Star in Coma Berenices

Photometric information of NGC 4209

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 4209 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).


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

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 4209

The image below is a photograph of NGC 4209 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 4209 - Star in Coma Berenices star
DSS2 image of NGC 4209 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 4209

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 4209 are provided in the following table:

12h 15m 25s
+28° 28’ 06”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 4209 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 4209 - Star in Coma Berenices star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4209 - Star in Coma Berenices.

Finder chart NGC 4209 - Star in Coma Berenices star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4209 - Star in Coma Berenices.

Rise ans set times of NGC 4209 from your location

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

Today's NGC 4209 - Star in Coma Berenices rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 61.5°
Max altitude: 67.0°
Azimuth: 298.5°