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NGC 486 - Galaxy

NGC 486 is a Galaxy in the Pisces constellation. NGC 486 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

NGC 486
Galaxy
Pisces
Available Resources for NGC 486 - Galaxy

Apparent size of NGC 486

The following table reports NGC 486 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 486 is a visual representation of it.
0.36 arcmin
0.28 arcmin
70°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 486

The image below is a photograph of NGC 486 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 486 - Galaxy star
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DSS2 image of NGC 486 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.36 arcmin) and minor (0.28 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 486

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 486 are provided in the following table:

01h 21m 42s
+05° 20’ 46”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 486 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 486 - Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 486 - Galaxy.

Finder chart NGC 486 - Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 486 - Galaxy.

Rise ans set times of NGC 486 from your location

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

Today's NGC 486 - Galaxy rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 84.7°
Max altitude: 43.9°
Azimuth: 275.3°
NGC 486 - Galaxy is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom