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IC 968 NED01 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy

IC 968 NED01 is a Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in the Virgo constellation. IC 968 NED01 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

IC 968 NED01
Galaxy
Virgo
  • IC 968 NED01 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 14.8, IC 968 NED01 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.
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Photometric information of IC 968 NED01

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 968 NED01 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).

14.8
12.29
11.68
11.28

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 968 NED01.

23.27 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 968 NED01

The following table reports IC 968 NED01 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 968 NED01 is a visual representation of it.
0.69 arcmin
0.43 arcmin
123°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 968 NED01

The image below is a photograph of IC 968 NED01 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 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).

Image of IC 968 NED01 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy star
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DSS2 image of IC 968 NED01 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.69 arcmin) and minor (0.43 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

IC 968 NED01 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy morphological classification

IC 968 NED01 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy is classified as Elliptical/Spiral (E-S0) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 968 NED01 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 968 NED01 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 968 NED01 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy, Elliptical/Spiral (E-S0).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 968 NED01

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 968 NED01 are provided in the following table:

14h 00m 37s
-02° 54’ 33”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 968 NED01 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 968 NED01 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for IC 968 NED01 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy.

Finder chart IC 968 NED01 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for IC 968 NED01 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy.

Rise ans set times of IC 968 NED01 from your location

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

Today's IC 968 NED01 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 92.9°
Max altitude: 35.6°
Azimuth: 267.1°
IC 968 NED01 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom