NGC 5144 - Galaxy Pair in Ursa Minor
NGC 5144 is a Galaxy Pair in the Ursa Minor constellation. NGC 5144 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.
- NGC 5144 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom . Its current altitude is 51° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Apparent size of NGC 5144The following table reports NGC 5144 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 5144 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 5144
The image below is a photograph of NGC 5144 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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 5144
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 5144 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 5144 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.
Rise ans set times of NGC 5144 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
NGC 5144 - Galaxy Pair in Ursa Minor is circumpolar and transits at 20:58 UTC (altitude: 71.0°)