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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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NGC 4879 - Star in Virgo

Above the horizon.  Rise: 14:58 | Tran: 20:26 | Set: 1:57
Altitude: 13.8°   Azimuth: 119.0°   Direction: East-South-East

NGC 4879 is a Star in the Virgo constellation. NGC 4879 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 4879 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 4879 - Star in Virgo star
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DSS2 image of NGC 4879 in the Red band.

Key facts about NGC 4879

NGC 4879
Star
Virgo

NGC 4879 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Altitude: 13.8°
Azimuth: 119.0°
Direction: East-South-East

See also NGC 4879 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 4879 - Star in Virgo

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 4879

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 4879 are provided in the following table:

13h 00m 25s
-06° 06’ 39”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 4879 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 4879 - Star in Virgo star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4879 - Star in Virgo.

Finder chart NGC 4879 - Star in Virgo star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4879 - Star in Virgo.

Rise and set times of NGC 4879 from your location

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

Today's NGC 4879 - Star in Virgo rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 96.1°
Max altitude: 32.4°
Azimuth: 263.9°