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NGC 5242 - Other Classification

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.

NGC 5242
Other Classification
Virgo
  • NGC 5242 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 22° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 5242 - Other Classification

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 5242

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 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).

Image of NGC 5242 - Other Classification star
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DSS2 image of NGC 5242 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 5242

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 5242 are provided in the following table:

13h 37m 06s
+02° 46’ 14”

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 star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5242 - Other Classification.

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

Rise ans set times of NGC 5242 from your location

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

Today's NGC 5242 - Other Classification rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 87.2°
Max altitude: 41.3°
Azimuth: 272.8°
NGC 5242 - Other Classification is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom