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TimezoneEurope/London
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Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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IC 5364 NED02 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor

Below the horizon.  Rise: 1:44 | Tran: 4:48 | Set: 7:51
Alt: -43.84°   Az: 277.52°   Direction: West

IC 5364 NED02 is a Elliptical Galaxy in the Sculptor constellation. IC 5364 NED02 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Given its B magnitude of 15.16, IC 5364 NED02 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.

The image below is a photograph of IC 5364 NED02 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 5364 NED02 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor star
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DSS2 image of IC 5364 NED02 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1 arcmin) and minor (0.92 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

23h 57m 40s
-28° 53’ 11”
08h 20m 58s
08h 18m 38s

J2000

23h 56m 25s
-29° 01’ 23”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 5364 NED02 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 5364 NED02 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5364 NED02 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor.

Finder chart IC 5364 NED02 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5364 NED02 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor.

Photometric Information

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 5364 NED02 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).

15.16
11.12
10.39
9.6

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 5364 NED02.

23.27 mag/arcsec2

Apparent Size

The following table reports IC 5364 NED02 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 5364 NED02 is a visual representation of it.
1 arcmin
0.92 arcmin
90°

Morphological Classification

IC 5364 NED02 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor is classified as Elliptical (E) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 5364 NED02 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 5364 NED02 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 5364 NED02 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor, Elliptical (E).
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

Today's IC 5364 NED02 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 118.9°
Max altitude: 9.6°
Azimuth: 241.1°