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NGC 5222 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo

NGC 5222 is a Galaxy Pair in the Virgo constellation. NGC 5222 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 5222
Galaxy Pair
Virgo
  • NGC 5222 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 15° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 5222 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo

Apparent size of NGC 5222

The following table reports NGC 5222 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 5222 is a visual representation of it.
1.2 arcmin
1.2 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 5222

The image below is a photograph of NGC 5222 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 5222 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo star
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DSS2 image of NGC 5222 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.2 arcmin) and minor (1.2 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 5222

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 5222 are provided in the following table:

13h 34m 56s
+13° 44’ 35”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 5222 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 5222 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5222 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo.

Finder chart NGC 5222 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5222 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo.

Rise ans set times of NGC 5222 from your location

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

Today's NGC 5222 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 76.3°
Max altitude: 52.3°
Azimuth: 283.7°
NGC 5222 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom