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NGC 520 - Galaxy Pair

NGC 520 is a Galaxy Pair in the Pisces constellation. NGC 520 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 520
Galaxy Pair
Pisces
  • NGC 520 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 41° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 520 - Galaxy Pair

Apparent size of NGC 520

The following table reports NGC 520 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 520 is a visual representation of it.
4.2 arcmin
4.2 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 520

The image below is a photograph of NGC 520 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 520 - Galaxy Pair star
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DSS2 image of NGC 520 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (4.2 arcmin) and minor (4.2 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 520

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 520 are provided in the following table:

01h 24m 34s
+03° 47’ 32”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 520 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 520 - Galaxy Pair star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 520 - Galaxy Pair.

Finder chart NGC 520 - Galaxy Pair star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 520 - Galaxy Pair.

Rise ans set times of NGC 520 from your location

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

Today's NGC 520 - Galaxy Pair rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 86.2°
Max altitude: 42.3°
Azimuth: 273.8°
NGC 520 - Galaxy Pair is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom