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NGC 5310 - Star in Virgo

Altitude: -34.3°   Azimuth: 30.7°   Direction: North-North-East

NGC 5310 is a Star in the Virgo constellation. NGC 5310 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 5310 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 5310 - Star in Virgo star
DSS2 image of NGC 5310 in the Red band.

Key facts about NGC 5310

NGC 5310

NGC 5310 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -34.3°
Azimuth: 30.7°
Direction: North-North-East

See also NGC 5310 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 14.07, NGC 5310 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.

Available Resources for NGC 5310 - Star in Virgo

Photometric information of NGC 5310

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 5310 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).


For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 5310

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 5310 are provided in the following table:

13h 49m 48s
+00° 04’ 09”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 5310 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 5310 - Star in Virgo star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5310 - Star in Virgo.

Finder chart NGC 5310 - Star in Virgo star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5310 - Star in Virgo.

Rise and set times of NGC 5310 from your location

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

Today's NGC 5310 - Star in Virgo rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 89.9°
Max altitude: 38.6°
Azimuth: 270.1°