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NGC 333A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus

NGC 333A is a Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in the Cetus constellation. NGC 333A 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.

NGC 333A
Galaxy
Cetus
  • NGC 333A 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 16, NGC 333A is visible only through long exposure photography.
Available Resources for NGC 333A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus

Photometric information of NGC 333A

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 333A 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).

16

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

Apparent size of NGC 333A

The following table reports NGC 333A apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 333A is a visual representation of it.
0.41 arcmin
0.34 arcmin
131°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 333A

The image below is a photograph of NGC 333A 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 333A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 333A in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.41 arcmin) and minor (0.34 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

NGC 333A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus morphological classification

NGC 333A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus is classified as Elliptical/Spiral (E-S0) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 333A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 333A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 333A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus, Elliptical/Spiral (E-S0).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 333A

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 333A are provided in the following table:

00h 58m 50s
-16° 28’ 09”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 333A 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 333A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 333A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus.

Finder chart NGC 333A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 333A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus.

Rise ans set times of NGC 333A from your location

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

Today's NGC 333A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 106.5°
Max altitude: 22.1°
Azimuth: 253.5°
NGC 333A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom