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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:38
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NGC 815 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus

Altitude: 1.1°   Azimuth: 117.5°   Direction: East-South-East

NGC 815 is a Galaxy Pair in the Cetus constellation. NGC 815 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 815 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 815 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 815 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.4 arcmin) and minor (0.4 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 815

NGC 815
Galaxy Pair
Cetus

NGC 815 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 1.1°
Azimuth: 117.5°
Direction: East-South-East

See also NGC 815 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 815 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus

Apparent size of NGC 815

The following table reports NGC 815 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 815 is a visual representation of it.
0.4 arcmin
0.4 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 815

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 815 are provided in the following table:

02h 10m 39s
-15° 48’ 46”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 815 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 815 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 815 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus.

Finder chart NGC 815 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 815 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus.

Rise and set times of NGC 815 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 815 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus 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: 105.8°
Max altitude: 22.7°
Azimuth: 254.2°