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NGC 7242 - Galaxy Pair in Lacerta

NGC 7242 is a Galaxy Pair in the Lacerta constellation. NGC 7242 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 7242
Galaxy Pair
Lacerta
Available Resources for NGC 7242 - Galaxy Pair in Lacerta

Apparent size of NGC 7242

The following table reports NGC 7242 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 7242 is a visual representation of it.
1.4 arcmin
1.4 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 7242

The image below is a photograph of NGC 7242 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 7242 - Galaxy Pair in Lacerta star
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DSS2 image of NGC 7242 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.4 arcmin) and minor (1.4 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 7242

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 7242 are provided in the following table:

22h 15m 41s
+37° 18’ 02”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 7242 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 7242 - Galaxy Pair in Lacerta star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7242 - Galaxy Pair in Lacerta.

Finder chart NGC 7242 - Galaxy Pair in Lacerta star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7242 - Galaxy Pair in Lacerta.

Rise ans set times of NGC 7242 from your location

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

Today's NGC 7242 - Galaxy Pair in Lacerta rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 52.7°
Max altitude: 75.8°
Azimuth: 307.3°
NGC 7242 - Galaxy Pair in Lacerta is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom