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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.

NGC 1023A
Galaxy
Perseus
  • NGC 1023A is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 3° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
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Apparent size of NGC 1023A

The 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.
1.3 arcmin
0.65 arcmin
50°

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).

Image of NGC 1023A - Irregular Galaxy star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1023A in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.3 arcmin) and minor (0.65 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

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.

NGC 1023A - Irregular Galaxy
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 1023A - Irregular Galaxy, Irregular (I).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1023A

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1023A are provided in the following table:

02h 40m 37s
+39° 03’ 26”

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°.

Finder chart NGC 1023A - Irregular Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1023A - Irregular Galaxy.

Finder chart NGC 1023A - Irregular Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1023A - Irregular Galaxy.

Rise ans set times of NGC 1023A from your location

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

NGC 1023A - Irregular Galaxy is circumpolar and transits at 02:46 UTC (altitude: 77.6°)