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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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NGC 997 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus

Below the horizon.  Rise: 1:39 | Tran: 8:14 | Set: 14:49
Altitude: -31.0°   Azimuth: 6.6°   Direction: North

NGC 997 is a Galaxy Pair in the Cetus constellation. NGC 997 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 997 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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of NGC 997 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 997 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1 arcmin) and minor (1 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Apparent Coordinates

02h 38m 33s
+07° 24’ 47”

J2000 Coordinates

02h 37m 14s
+07° 18’ 28”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 997 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 997 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 997 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus.

Finder chart NGC 997 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 997 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus.

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 997 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 997 is a visual representation of it.
1 arcmin
1 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

Location: Greenwich, UK
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's NGC 997 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 82.7°
Max altitude: 45.8°
Azimuth: 277.3°