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NGC 462 - Galaxy

NGC 462 is a Galaxy in the Pisces constellation. NGC 462 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 462
Galaxy
Pisces
  • NGC 462 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 40° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
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Photometric information of NGC 462

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 462 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).

12.37
11.82
11.45

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

Apparent size of NGC 462

The following table reports NGC 462 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 462 is a visual representation of it.
0.48 arcmin
0.45 arcmin
115°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 462

The image below is a photograph of NGC 462 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 462 - Galaxy star
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DSS2 image of NGC 462 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.48 arcmin) and minor (0.45 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 462

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 462 are provided in the following table:

01h 18m 11s
+04° 13’ 33”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 462 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 462 - Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 462 - Galaxy.

Finder chart NGC 462 - Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 462 - Galaxy.

Rise ans set times of NGC 462 from your location

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

Today's NGC 462 - Galaxy rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 85.8°
Max altitude: 42.7°
Azimuth: 274.2°
NGC 462 - Galaxy is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom