NGC 2457 - Galaxy in Lynx
NGC 2457 is a Galaxy in the Lynx constellation. NGC 2457 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.
NGC 2457 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
See also NGC 2457 rise and set times.
Given its B magnitude of 16, NGC 2457 is visible only through long exposure photography.
Photometric information of NGC 2457
The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 2457 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).
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 2457.
Apparent size of NGC 2457The following table reports NGC 2457 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2457 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2457
The image below is a photograph of NGC 2457 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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2457
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2457 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2457 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 2457 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
NGC 2457 - Galaxy in Lynx is circumpolar and transits at 14:55 UTC (altitude: 85.9°)