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Weather for Jul 28 Night
Clouds Seeing
Waxing Crescent
11:43 23:48

Galaxy NGC 2873 Galaxy in Leo Constellation

Size: 42'' x 12'' Magnitude: 15.4 Also known as MCG 2-24-9, NPM1G +11.0198, PGC 26742
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Hourly Elevation Jul 28

Maximum elevation of Galaxy NGC 2873 occurs at 14:08 hours

Monthly Elevation

Best period for observing Galaxy NGC 2873 at hours

Late March

Data Sheet

9h 25m 48s
11º 27' 17''
Sb - Spiral
149 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2873