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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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NGC 486 - Galaxy in Pisces

Above the horizon.  Rise: 0:19 | Tran: 6:48 | Set: 13:14
Alt: 36.90°   Az: 221.27°   Direction: South-West

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.

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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of NGC 486 - Galaxy in Pisces 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

Apparent

01h 22m 59s
+05° 28’ 27”
02h 08m 00s
03h 30m 59s

J2000

01h 21m 42s
+05° 20’ 46”

Finder Chart

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 in Pisces star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 486 - Galaxy in Pisces.

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

Apparent Size

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°

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's NGC 486 - Galaxy in Pisces rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 84.5°
Max altitude: 44.0°
Azimuth: 275.5°