NGC 1023A - Irregular Galaxy
NGC 1023A is a Irregular Galaxy in the Perseus constellation. NGC 1023A is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.
Apparent size of NGC 1023AThe following table reports NGC 1023A apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 1023A is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1023A
The image below is a photograph of NGC 1023A 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).
NGC 1023A - Irregular Galaxy morphological classification
NGC 1023A - Irregular Galaxy is classified as Irregular (I) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 1023A - Irregular Galaxy in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1023A
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1023A are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1023A in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.
Rise ans set times of NGC 1023A from your location
NGC 1023A - Irregular Galaxy is circumpolar and transits at 02:46 UTC (altitude: 77.6°)