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clear_day Transit: 12:12  
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NGC 4676 (Mice Galaxy) - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices

Altitude: 66.3°   Azimuth: 145.1°   Direction: South-East

NGC 4676 is a Galaxy Pair in the Coma Berenices constellation. NGC 4676 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 4676 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 4676 (Mice Galaxy) - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices star
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DSS2 image of NGC 4676 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (3 arcmin) and minor (3 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 4676

NGC 4676
Galaxy Pair
Coma Berenices

NGC 4676 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 66.3°
Azimuth: 145.1°
Direction: South-East

See also NGC 4676 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 4676 (Mice Galaxy) - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices

Apparent size of NGC 4676

The following table reports NGC 4676 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 4676 is a visual representation of it.
3 arcmin
3 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 4676

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 4676 are provided in the following table:

12h 46m 10s
+30° 43’ 37”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 4676 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 4676 (Mice Galaxy) - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4676 (Mice Galaxy) - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices.

Finder chart NGC 4676 (Mice Galaxy) - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4676 (Mice Galaxy) - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices.

Rise and set times of NGC 4676 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 4676 (Mice Galaxy) - Galaxy Pair 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: 59.3°
Max altitude: 69.2°
Azimuth: 300.7°