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NGC 61 - Galaxy Pair

NGC 61 is a Galaxy Pair in the Pisces constellation. NGC 61 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 61
Galaxy Pair
Pisces
  • NGC 61 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 29° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 61 - Galaxy Pair

Apparent size of NGC 61

The following table reports NGC 61 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 61 is a visual representation of it.
1.5 arcmin
1.5 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 61

The image below is a photograph of NGC 61 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 61 - Galaxy Pair star
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DSS2 image of NGC 61 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.5 arcmin) and minor (1.5 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 61

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 61 are provided in the following table:

00h 16m 23s
-06° 19’ 09”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 61 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 61 - Galaxy Pair star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 61 - Galaxy Pair.

Finder chart NGC 61 - Galaxy Pair star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 61 - Galaxy Pair.

Rise ans set times of NGC 61 from your location

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

Today's NGC 61 - Galaxy Pair rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 96.3°
Max altitude: 32.2°
Azimuth: 263.7°
NGC 61 - Galaxy Pair is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom