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ESO056-115 (Large Magellanic Cloud) - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Dorado

ESO056-115 is a Barred Spiral Galaxy in the Dorado constellation. ESO056-115 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

ESO056-115
Galaxy
Dorado
  • ESO056-115 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its visual magnitude of 0.4, ESO056-115 is visible to the naked eye, easyly from highly light polluted areas, might be more difficult if close to artificial lights.
Available Resources for ESO056-115 (Large Magellanic Cloud) - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Dorado

Photometric information of ESO056-115

The following table lists the magnitude of ESO056-115 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).

0.8
0.4

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

The surface brightess reported below is an indication of the brightness per unit of angular area of ESO056-115.

23.45 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of ESO056-115

The following table reports ESO056-115 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of ESO056-115 is a visual representation of it.
646 arcmin
550 arcmin
170°

Digitized Sky Survey image of ESO056-115

The image below is a photograph of ESO056-115 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 21.533333333333x21.533333333333 degrees (1292x1292 arcmins).

Image of ESO056-115 (Large Magellanic Cloud) - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Dorado star
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DSS2 image of ESO056-115 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (646 arcmin) and minor (550 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

ESO056-115 (Large Magellanic Cloud) - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Dorado morphological classification

ESO056-115 (Large Magellanic Cloud) - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Dorado is classified as Barred Spiral (Bm) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of ESO056-115 (Large Magellanic Cloud) - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Dorado in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

ESO056-115 (Large Magellanic Cloud) - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Dorado
Visualization of the morphological classification of ESO056-115 (Large Magellanic Cloud) - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Dorado, Barred Spiral (Bm).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ESO056-115

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of ESO056-115 are provided in the following table:

05h 23m 35s
-69° 45’ 21”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of ESO056-115 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 ESO056-115 (Large Magellanic Cloud) - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Dorado star
Simplified finder chart for ESO056-115 (Large Magellanic Cloud) - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Dorado.

Finder chart ESO056-115 (Large Magellanic Cloud) - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Dorado star
Simplified finder chart for ESO056-115 (Large Magellanic Cloud) - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Dorado.

Rise ans set times of ESO056-115 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

ESO056-115 (Large Magellanic Cloud) - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Dorado is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]