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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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NGC 2370 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Gemini

Below the horizon.  Rise: 5:56 | Tran: 14:08 | Set: 22:20
Altitude: -13.4°   Azimuth: 344.8°   Direction: North-North-West

NGC 2370 is a Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in the Gemini constellation. NGC 2370 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.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2370 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 2370 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Gemini star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2370 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.2 arcmin) and minor (0.7 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 2370

NGC 2370
Galaxy
Gemini

NGC 2370 is below the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: -13.4°
Azimuth: 344.8°
Direction: North-North-West

See also NGC 2370 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 14.3, NGC 2370 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.

Available Resources for NGC 2370 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Gemini

Photometric information of NGC 2370

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 2370 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).

14.3
11.02
10.3
9.95

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 2370.

22.99 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 2370

The following table reports NGC 2370 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2370 is a visual representation of it.
1.2 arcmin
0.7 arcmin
44°

NGC 2370 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Gemini morphological classification

NGC 2370 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Gemini is classified as Intermediate Spiral (SABb) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 2370 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Gemini in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 2370 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Gemini
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 2370 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Gemini, Intermediate Spiral (SABb).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2370

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2370 are provided in the following table:

07h 25m 01s
+23° 46’ 59”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2370 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 2370 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Gemini star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2370 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Gemini.

Finder chart NGC 2370 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Gemini star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2370 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Gemini.

Rise and set times of NGC 2370 from your location

Location: Greenwich, UK
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's NGC 2370 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Gemini rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 66.2°
Max altitude: 62.3°
Azimuth: 293.8°