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NGC 4933B - Lenticular Galaxy

NGC 4933B is a Lenticular Galaxy in the Virgo constellation. NGC 4933B 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 4933B
Galaxy
Virgo
  • NGC 4933B is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 15, NGC 4933B is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.
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Photometric information of NGC 4933B

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 4933B 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).

15

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The surface brightess reported below is an indication of the brightness per unit of angular area of NGC 4933B.

24.41 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 4933B

The following table reports NGC 4933B apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 4933B is a visual representation of it.
4.37 arcmin
1.88 arcmin
46°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 4933B

The image below is a photograph of NGC 4933B 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 4933B - Lenticular Galaxy star
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DSS2 image of NGC 4933B in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (4.37 arcmin) and minor (1.88 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

NGC 4933B - Lenticular Galaxy morphological classification

NGC 4933B - Lenticular Galaxy is classified as Lenticular (S0-Aa) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 4933B - Lenticular Galaxy in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 4933B - Lenticular Galaxy
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 4933B - Lenticular Galaxy, Lenticular (S0-Aa).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 4933B

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 4933B are provided in the following table:

13h 03m 56s
-11° 29’ 53”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 4933B 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 4933B - Lenticular Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4933B - Lenticular Galaxy.

Finder chart NGC 4933B - Lenticular Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4933B - Lenticular Galaxy.

Rise ans set times of NGC 4933B from your location

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

Today's NGC 4933B - Lenticular Galaxy rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 101.5°
Max altitude: 27.0°
Azimuth: 258.5°
NGC 4933B - Lenticular Galaxy is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom