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SunriseRise: 6:57  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:27
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NGC 5867 - Spiral Galaxy in Draco

Altitude: 46.5°   Azimuth: 307.2°   Direction: North-West

NGC 5867 is a Spiral Galaxy in the Draco constellation. NGC 5867 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 5867 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 5867 - Spiral Galaxy in Draco star
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DSS2 image of NGC 5867 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.44 arcmin) and minor (0.36 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 5867

NGC 5867
Galaxy
Draco

NGC 5867 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 46.5°
Azimuth: 307.2°
Direction: North-West

See also NGC 5867 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 5867 - Spiral Galaxy in Draco

Apparent size of NGC 5867

The following table reports NGC 5867 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 5867 is a visual representation of it.
0.44 arcmin
0.36 arcmin
58°

NGC 5867 - Spiral Galaxy in Draco morphological classification

NGC 5867 - Spiral Galaxy in Draco is classified as Spiral (SAb) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 5867 - Spiral Galaxy in Draco in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 5867 - Spiral Galaxy in Draco
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 5867 - Spiral Galaxy in Draco, Spiral (SAb).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 5867

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 5867 are provided in the following table:

15h 06m 24s
+55° 43’ 53”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 5867 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 5867 - Spiral Galaxy in Draco star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5867 - Spiral Galaxy in Draco.

Finder chart NGC 5867 - Spiral Galaxy in Draco star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5867 - Spiral Galaxy in Draco.

Rise and set times of NGC 5867 from your location

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

NGC 5867 - Spiral Galaxy in Draco is circumpolar and transits at 04:52 UTC (altitude: 85.7°)