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NGC 5871 - Star

NGC 5871 is a Star in the Virgo constellation. NGC 5871 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 5871
Star
Virgo
Available Resources for NGC 5871 - Star

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 5871

The image below is a photograph of NGC 5871 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 5871 - Star star
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DSS2 image of NGC 5871 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 5871

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 5871 are provided in the following table:

15h 10m 05s
+00° 29’ 52”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 5871 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 5871 - Star star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5871 - Star.

Finder chart NGC 5871 - Star star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5871 - Star.

Rise ans set times of NGC 5871 from your location

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

Today's NGC 5871 - Star rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 89.5°
Max altitude: 39.0°
Azimuth: 270.5°
NGC 5871 - Star is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom