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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:35  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:45
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NGC 7253 - Galaxy Pair in Pegasus

Altitude: 43.9°   Azimuth: 96.7°   Direction: East

NGC 7253 is a Galaxy Pair in the Pegasus constellation. NGC 7253 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 7253 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 7253 - Galaxy Pair in Pegasus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 7253 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (2.6 arcmin) and minor (2.6 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 7253

NGC 7253
Galaxy Pair
Pegasus

NGC 7253 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 43.9°
Azimuth: 96.7°
Direction: East

See also NGC 7253 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 7253 - Galaxy Pair in Pegasus

Apparent size of NGC 7253

The following table reports NGC 7253 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 7253 is a visual representation of it.
2.6 arcmin
2.6 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 7253

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 7253 are provided in the following table:

22h 19m 28s
+29° 23’ 30”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 7253 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 7253 - Galaxy Pair in Pegasus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7253 - Galaxy Pair in Pegasus.

Finder chart NGC 7253 - Galaxy Pair in Pegasus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7253 - Galaxy Pair in Pegasus.

Rise and set times of NGC 7253 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 7253 - Galaxy Pair in Pegasus 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: 60.6°
Max altitude: 67.9°
Azimuth: 299.4°