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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:35  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:45
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NGC 4837 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici

Altitude: 21.2°   Azimuth: 323.0°   Direction: North-West

NGC 4837 is a Galaxy Pair in the Canes Venatici constellation. NGC 4837 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 4837 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 4837 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici star
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DSS2 image of NGC 4837 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.3 arcmin) and minor (1.3 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 4837

NGC 4837
Galaxy Pair
Canes Venatici

NGC 4837 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 21.2°
Azimuth: 323.0°
Direction: North-West

See also NGC 4837 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 4837 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici

Apparent size of NGC 4837

The following table reports NGC 4837 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 4837 is a visual representation of it.
1.3 arcmin
1.3 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 4837

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 4837 are provided in the following table:

12h 56m 48s
+48° 17’ 54”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 4837 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 4837 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4837 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici.

Finder chart NGC 4837 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4837 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici.

Rise and set times of NGC 4837 from your location

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

NGC 4837 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici is circumpolar and transits at 02:03 UTC (altitude: 86.8°)