100% mobile compatible
Observatory Parameters
Nov 18
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
New Moon
06:49 17:26

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1309 Galaxy in Eridanus Constellation

Size: 2.3' x 2.2' Magnitude: 11.5 Also known as IRAS 03197-1534, MCG -3-9-28, PGC 12626
Credit: NASA, ESA, The Hubble Heritage Team, STScI/AURA) and A. Riess (STScI
Credit: NASA, ESA, The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), and A. Riess (JHU/STScI)
Credit: NASA, ESA, C. McCully and S. Jha (Rutgers University), R. Foley (University Illinois), and Z. Levay (STScI)Acknowledgment: Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), and A. Riess (JHU/STScI)
Credit: NASA,ESA, C. McCully and S. Jha (Rutgers University), R. Foley (University Illinois), and Z. Levay (STScI) Acknowledgment: Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), and A. Riess (JHU/STScI)
Credit: NASA, ESA, The Hubble Heritage Team, STScI/AURA) and A. Riess (STScI
Credit: NASA, ESA, The Hubble Heritage Team, STScI/AURA) and A. Riess (STScI
Credit: NASA, ESA, C. McCully and S. Jha (Rutgers University), R. Foley (University of Illinois), and Z. Levay (STScI) Acknowledgment: Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), and A. Riess (JHU/STScI)

Build and share your astrophotographer profile for free!

Be the first to share your astrophotograph for NGC 1309!

Upload Your Astrophotography

Telescope Simulator

Check how Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1309 would look like through your camera, eyepiece or binoculars.

This tool was designed to check framing, not visual magnitude. Objects will look dimmer on your eyepiece and binoculars.

Camera Eyepiece Binoculars Off
Re-center

Hourly Elevation Nov 18

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1309 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Maximum Elevation º at hrs.
Rise: hrs.   Set: hrs.

Monthly Elevation

Best period for observing Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1309 at hours

Data Sheet

21.9
3h 22m 06s
-15º 23' 59''
0.0071
Sbc - Barred Spiral
98 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1309

Astronomy Quote of the Day

“Physicists are made of atoms. A physicist is an attempt by an atom to understand itself.” Michio Kaku
Astronomy Planning Made Easy. Learn more.