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NGC 5259 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici

NGC 5259 is a Galaxy Pair in the Canes Venatici constellation. NGC 5259 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 5259
Galaxy Pair
Canes Venatici
  • NGC 5259 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 28° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 5259 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici

Apparent size of NGC 5259

The following table reports NGC 5259 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 5259 is a visual representation of it.
1 arcmin
1 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 5259

The image below is a photograph of NGC 5259 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 5259 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici star
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DSS2 image of NGC 5259 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1 arcmin) and minor (1 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 5259

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 5259 are provided in the following table:

13h 39m 24s
+30° 59’ 29”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 5259 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 5259 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5259 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici.

Finder chart NGC 5259 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5259 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici.

Rise ans set times of NGC 5259 from your location

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

Today's NGC 5259 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 59.0°
Max altitude: 69.5°
Azimuth: 301.0°
NGC 5259 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom