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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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NGC 4 - Spiral (?) Galaxy in Pisces

Above the horizon.  Rise: 0:19 | Tran: 7:03 | Set: 13:44
Altitude: 46.4°   Azimuth: 191.4°   Direction: South-South-West

NGC 4 is a Spiral (?) Galaxy in the Pisces constellation. NGC 4 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.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 4 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 4 - Spiral (?) Galaxy in Pisces star
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DSS2 image of NGC 4 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.53 arcmin) and minor (0.24 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 4

NGC 4
Galaxy
Pisces

NGC 4 is above the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: 46.4°
Azimuth: 191.4°
Direction: South-South-West

See also NGC 4 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 4 - Spiral (?) Galaxy in Pisces

Apparent size of NGC 4

The following table reports NGC 4 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 4 is a visual representation of it.
0.53 arcmin
0.24 arcmin
32°

NGC 4 - Spiral (?) Galaxy in Pisces morphological classification

NGC 4 - Spiral (?) Galaxy in Pisces is classified as Spiral (?) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 4 - Spiral (?) Galaxy in Pisces in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 4 - Spiral (?) Galaxy in Pisces
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 4 - Spiral (?) Galaxy in Pisces, Spiral (?).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 4

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 4 are provided in the following table:

00h 07m 23s
+08° 22’ 25”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 4 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 4 - Spiral (?) Galaxy in Pisces star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4 - Spiral (?) Galaxy in Pisces.

Finder chart NGC 4 - Spiral (?) Galaxy in Pisces star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4 - Spiral (?) Galaxy in Pisces.

Rise and set times of NGC 4 from your location

Location: Greenwich, UK
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's NGC 4 - Spiral (?) Galaxy in Pisces rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 81.6°
Max altitude: 46.9°
Azimuth: 278.4°