NGC 2523A - Spiral Galaxy in Camelopardalis
NGC 2523A is a Spiral Galaxy in the Camelopardalis constellation. NGC 2523A is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.
- NGC 2523A is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom . Its current altitude is 41° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Apparent size of NGC 2523AThe following table reports NGC 2523A apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2523A is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2523A
The image below is a photograph of NGC 2523A 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 2523A - Spiral Galaxy in Camelopardalis morphological classification
NGC 2523A - Spiral Galaxy in Camelopardalis is classified as Spiral (SAc) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 2523A - Spiral Galaxy in Camelopardalis in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2523A
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2523A are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2523A 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 2523A from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
NGC 2523A - Spiral Galaxy in Camelopardalis is circumpolar and transits at 15:40 UTC (altitude: 67.4°)