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NGC 3258C - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia

NGC 3258C is a Spiral Galaxy in the Antlia constellation. NGC 3258C is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 3258C
Galaxy
Antlia
  • NGC 3258C is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 3° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 14.61, NGC 3258C is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.
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Photometric information of NGC 3258C

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 3258C 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).

14.61
11.46
10.87
10.79

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 3258C.

23.27 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 3258C

The following table reports NGC 3258C apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 3258C is a visual representation of it.
1.11 arcmin
0.74 arcmin
47°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 3258C

The image below is a photograph of NGC 3258C 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 3258C - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia star
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DSS2 image of NGC 3258C in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.11 arcmin) and minor (0.74 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

NGC 3258C - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia morphological classification

NGC 3258C - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia is classified as Spiral (SAa) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 3258C - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 3258C - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 3258C - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia, Spiral (SAa).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 3258C

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 3258C are provided in the following table:

10h 31m 23s
-35° 13’ 14”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 3258C 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 3258C - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3258C - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia.

Finder chart NGC 3258C - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3258C - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia.

Rise ans set times of NGC 3258C from your location

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

Today's NGC 3258C - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 125.2°
Max altitude: 3.3°
Azimuth: 234.8°
NGC 3258C - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom