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clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:34
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NGC 7609 - Galaxy Pair in Pegasus

Altitude: -21.9°   Azimuth: 322.2°   Direction: North-West

NGC 7609 is a Galaxy Pair in the Pegasus constellation. NGC 7609 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.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 7609 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 7609 - Galaxy Pair in Pegasus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 7609 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.1 arcmin) and minor (1.1 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 7609

NGC 7609
Galaxy Pair
Pegasus

NGC 7609 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -21.9°
Azimuth: 322.2°
Direction: North-West

See also NGC 7609 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 7609 - Galaxy Pair in Pegasus

Apparent size of NGC 7609

The following table reports NGC 7609 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 7609 is a visual representation of it.
1.1 arcmin
1.1 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 7609

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 7609 are provided in the following table:

23h 19m 31s
+09° 30’ 19”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 7609 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 7609 - Galaxy Pair in Pegasus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7609 - Galaxy Pair in Pegasus.

Finder chart NGC 7609 - Galaxy Pair in Pegasus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7609 - Galaxy Pair in Pegasus.

Rise and set times of NGC 7609 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 7609 - 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: 80.5°
Max altitude: 48.0°
Azimuth: 279.5°