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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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NGC 5242 - Other Classification in Virgo

Below the horizon.  Rise: 12:11 | Tran: 18:22 | Set: 0:34
Alt: -31.71°   Az: 329.69°   Direction: North-North-West

NGC 5242 is a Other Classification in the Virgo constellation. NGC 5242 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 5242 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 5242 - Other Classification in Virgo star
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DSS2 image of NGC 5242 in the Red band.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

13h 38m 21s
+02° 38’ 45”
10h 18m 11s
23h 56m 33s

J2000

13h 37m 06s
+02° 46’ 14”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 5242 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 5242 - Other Classification in Virgo star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5242 - Other Classification in Virgo.

Finder chart NGC 5242 - Other Classification in Virgo star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5242 - Other Classification in Virgo.

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's NGC 5242 - Other Classification in Virgo rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 87.4°
Max altitude: 41.2°
Azimuth: 272.6°