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NGC 3775 - Lenticular Galaxy in Crater

NGC 3775 is a Lenticular Galaxy in the Crater constellation. NGC 3775 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 3775
Galaxy
Crater
  • NGC 3775 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 25° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 15, NGC 3775 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 3775

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 3775 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).

15
11.56
10.91
10.54

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 3775.

23.96 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 3775

The following table reports NGC 3775 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 3775 is a visual representation of it.
1.28 arcmin
0.5 arcmin
30°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 3775

The image below is a photograph of NGC 3775 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 3775 - Lenticular Galaxy in Crater star
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DSS2 image of NGC 3775 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.28 arcmin) and minor (0.5 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

NGC 3775 - Lenticular Galaxy in Crater morphological classification

NGC 3775 - Lenticular Galaxy in Crater is classified as Lenticular (S0-Aa) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 3775 - Lenticular Galaxy in Crater in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 3775 - Lenticular Galaxy in Crater
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 3775 - Lenticular Galaxy in Crater, Lenticular (S0-Aa).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 3775

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 3775 are provided in the following table:

11h 38m 26s
-10° 38’ 20”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 3775 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 3775 - Lenticular Galaxy in Crater star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3775 - Lenticular Galaxy in Crater.

Finder chart NGC 3775 - Lenticular Galaxy in Crater star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3775 - Lenticular Galaxy in Crater.

Rise ans set times of NGC 3775 from your location

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

Today's NGC 3775 - Lenticular Galaxy in Crater rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 100.6°
Max altitude: 27.9°
Azimuth: 259.4°
NGC 3775 - Lenticular Galaxy in Crater is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom