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SunriseRise: 6:42  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:40
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NGC 5679 - Galaxy Triplet in Virgo

Altitude: -27.3°   Azimuth: 324.9°   Direction: North-West

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.

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 in Virgo 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.

Key facts about NGC 5679

NGC 5679
Galaxy Triplet
Virgo

NGC 5679 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -27.3°
Azimuth: 324.9°
Direction: North-West

See also NGC 5679 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 5679 - Galaxy Triplet in Virgo

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

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 in Virgo star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5679 - Galaxy Triplet in Virgo.

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

Rise and set times of NGC 5679 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 5679 - Galaxy Triplet 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: 84.6°
Max altitude: 43.9°
Azimuth: 275.4°