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NGC 5591 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes

Altitude: 31.8°   Azimuth: 250.6°   Direction: West-South-West

NGC 5591 is a Galaxy Pair in the Boötes constellation. NGC 5591 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 5591 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 5591 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes star
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DSS2 image of NGC 5591 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.4 arcmin) and minor (1.4 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 5591

NGC 5591
Galaxy Pair
Boötes

NGC 5591 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 31.8°
Azimuth: 250.6°
Direction: West-South-West

See also NGC 5591 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 5591 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes

Apparent size of NGC 5591

The following table reports NGC 5591 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 5591 is a visual representation of it.
1.4 arcmin
1.4 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 5591

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 5591 are provided in the following table:

14h 22m 33s
+13° 43’ 00”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 5591 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 5591 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5591 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes.

Finder chart NGC 5591 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5591 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes.

Rise and set times of NGC 5591 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 5591 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes 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: 76.3°
Max altitude: 52.2°
Azimuth: 283.7°