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NGC 4780A - Galaxy

NGC 4780A is a Galaxy in the Virgo constellation. NGC 4780A 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 4780A
Galaxy
Virgo
  • NGC 4780A is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 16.05, NGC 4780A is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Photometric information of NGC 4780A

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 4780A 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).

16.05
12.74
12.05
11.81

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 4780A.

24.05 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 4780A

The following table reports NGC 4780A apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 4780A is a visual representation of it.
0.74 arcmin
0.25 arcmin
26°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 4780A

The image below is a photograph of NGC 4780A 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 4780A - Galaxy star
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DSS2 image of NGC 4780A in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.74 arcmin) and minor (0.25 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 4780A

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 4780A are provided in the following table:

12h 54m 02s
-08° 39’ 14”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 4780A 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 4780A - Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4780A - Galaxy.

Finder chart NGC 4780A - Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4780A - Galaxy.

Rise ans set times of NGC 4780A from your location

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

Today's NGC 4780A - Galaxy rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 98.7°
Max altitude: 29.9°
Azimuth: 261.3°
NGC 4780A - Galaxy is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom