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NGC 5679 - Galaxy Triplet

NGC 5679 is a Galaxy Triplet in the Virgo constellation. NGC 5679 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 5679
Galaxy Triplet
Virgo
Available Resources for NGC 5679 - Galaxy Triplet

Apparent size of NGC 5679

The following table reports NGC 5679 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 5679 is a visual representation of it.
1.6 arcmin
1.6 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 5679

The image below is a photograph of NGC 5679 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 5679 - Galaxy Triplet star
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DSS2 image of NGC 5679 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.6 arcmin) and minor (1.6 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 5679

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 5679 are provided in the following table:

14h 35m 08s
+05° 21’ 23”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 5679 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 5679 - Galaxy Triplet star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5679 - Galaxy Triplet.

Finder chart NGC 5679 - Galaxy Triplet star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5679 - Galaxy Triplet.

Rise ans set times of NGC 5679 from your location

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

Today's NGC 5679 - Galaxy Triplet rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 84.6°
Max altitude: 43.9°
Azimuth: 275.4°
NGC 5679 - Galaxy Triplet is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom