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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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NGC 5259 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici

Above the horizon.  Rise: 9:58 | Tran: 19:10 | Set: 4:27
Altitude: 68.9°   Azimuth: 196.2°   Direction: South-South-West

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.

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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 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.

Apparent Coordinates

13h 40m 31s
+30° 52’ 03”
00h 25m 44s

J2000 Coordinates

13h 39m 24s
+30° 59’ 29”

Finder Chart

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.

Apparent Size

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

Rise and Set Times

Location: Greenwich, UK
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, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 59.0°
Max altitude: 69.5°
Azimuth: 301.0°