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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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IC 4200 - Lenticular Galaxy in Centaurus

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -89.35°   Az: 198.68°   Direction: South-South-West

IC 4200 is a Lenticular Galaxy in the Centaurus constellation. IC 4200 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Given its visual magnitude of 13.82, IC 4200 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.

The image below is a photograph of IC 4200 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 IC 4200 - Lenticular Galaxy in Centaurus star
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DSS2 image of IC 4200 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.69 arcmin) and minor (1.06 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

13h 11m 03s
-52° 05’ 55”
11h 58m 38s
01h 09m 41s

J2000

13h 09m 34s
-51° 58’ 06”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 4200 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 IC 4200 - Lenticular Galaxy in Centaurus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4200 - Lenticular Galaxy in Centaurus.

Finder chart IC 4200 - Lenticular Galaxy in Centaurus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4200 - Lenticular Galaxy in Centaurus.

Photometric Information

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 4200 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).

13.89
13.82
9.85
9.09
8.78

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 IC 4200.

23.73 mag/arcsec2

Apparent Size

The following table reports IC 4200 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 4200 is a visual representation of it.
1.69 arcmin
1.06 arcmin
154°

Morphological Classification

IC 4200 - Lenticular Galaxy in Centaurus is classified as Lenticular (S0) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 4200 - Lenticular Galaxy in Centaurus in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 4200 - Lenticular Galaxy in Centaurus
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 4200 - Lenticular Galaxy in Centaurus, Lenticular (S0).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Rise and Set Times

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

IC 4200 - Lenticular Galaxy in Centaurus is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK