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NGC 233 - Elliptical Galaxy in Andromeda

NGC 233 is a Elliptical Galaxy in the Andromeda constellation. NGC 233 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 233
Galaxy
Andromeda
  • NGC 233 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 13.8, NGC 233 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.
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Photometric information of NGC 233

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 233 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).

13.8
10.57
9.82
9.62

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 NGC 233.

23.25 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 233

The following table reports NGC 233 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 233 is a visual representation of it.
1.25 arcmin
1.11 arcmin
120°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 233

The image below is a photograph of NGC 233 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 233 - Elliptical Galaxy in Andromeda star
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DSS2 image of NGC 233 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.25 arcmin) and minor (1.11 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

NGC 233 - Elliptical Galaxy in Andromeda morphological classification

NGC 233 - Elliptical Galaxy in Andromeda 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 NGC 233 - Elliptical Galaxy in Andromeda in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 233 - Elliptical Galaxy in Andromeda
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 233 - Elliptical Galaxy in Andromeda, Elliptical (E).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 233

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 233 are provided in the following table:

00h 43m 36s
+30° 35’ 13”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 233 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 233 - Elliptical Galaxy in Andromeda star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 233 - Elliptical Galaxy in Andromeda.

Finder chart NGC 233 - Elliptical Galaxy in Andromeda star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 233 - Elliptical Galaxy in Andromeda.

Rise ans set times of NGC 233 from your location

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

Today's NGC 233 - Elliptical Galaxy in Andromeda rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 59.4°
Max altitude: 69.1°
Azimuth: 300.6°
NGC 233 - Elliptical Galaxy in Andromeda is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom