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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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NGC 4726 - Galaxy in Corvus

Below the horizon.  Rise: 15:28 | Tran: 20:12 | Set: 1:00
Altitude: -36.0°   Azimuth: 295.1°   Direction: West-North-West

NGC 4726 is a Galaxy in the Corvus constellation. NGC 4726 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 4726 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 4726 - Galaxy in Corvus star
DSS2 image of NGC 4726 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.1 arcmin) and minor (0.24 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 4726

NGC 4726

NGC 4726 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Altitude: -36.0°
Azimuth: 295.1°
Direction: West-North-West

See also NGC 4726 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 15.68, NGC 4726 is visible only through long exposure photography.

Available Resources for NGC 4726 - Galaxy in Corvus

Photometric information of NGC 4726

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 4726 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).


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 4726.

24.41 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 4726

The following table reports NGC 4726 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 4726 is a visual representation of it.
1.1 arcmin
0.24 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 4726

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 4726 are provided in the following table:

12h 50m 45s
-14° 16’ 06”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 4726 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 4726 - Galaxy in Corvus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4726 - Galaxy in Corvus.

Finder chart NGC 4726 - Galaxy in Corvus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4726 - Galaxy in Corvus.

Rise and set times of NGC 4726 from your location

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

Today's NGC 4726 - Galaxy in Corvus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 104.3°
Max altitude: 24.3°
Azimuth: 255.7°