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NGC 4919 - Lenticular Galaxy in Coma Berenices

Altitude: 29.1°   Azimuth: 80.9°   Direction: East

NGC 4919 is a Lenticular Galaxy in the Coma Berenices constellation. NGC 4919 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 4919 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 4919 - Lenticular Galaxy in Coma Berenices star
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DSS2 image of NGC 4919 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.11 arcmin) and minor (0.58 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 4919

NGC 4919
Galaxy
Coma Berenices

NGC 4919 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 29.1°
Azimuth: 80.9°
Direction: East

See also NGC 4919 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 14.9, NGC 4919 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.

Available Resources for NGC 4919 - Lenticular Galaxy in Coma Berenices

Photometric information of NGC 4919

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 4919 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).

14.9
11.78
11.2
10.85

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 4919.

23.99 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 4919

The following table reports NGC 4919 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 4919 is a visual representation of it.
1.11 arcmin
0.58 arcmin
142°

NGC 4919 - Lenticular Galaxy in Coma Berenices morphological classification

NGC 4919 - Lenticular Galaxy in Coma Berenices is classified as Lenticular (S0) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 4919 - Lenticular Galaxy in Coma Berenices in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 4919 - Lenticular Galaxy in Coma Berenices
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 4919 - Lenticular Galaxy in Coma Berenices, Lenticular (S0).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 4919

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 4919 are provided in the following table:

13h 01m 18s
+27° 48’ 32”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 4919 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 4919 - Lenticular Galaxy in Coma Berenices star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4919 - Lenticular Galaxy in Coma Berenices.

Finder chart NGC 4919 - Lenticular Galaxy in Coma Berenices star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4919 - Lenticular Galaxy in Coma Berenices.

Rise and set times of NGC 4919 from your location

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

Today's NGC 4919 - Lenticular Galaxy in Coma Berenices rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 62.2°
Max altitude: 66.3°
Azimuth: 297.8°