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NGC 5004A - Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices

NGC 5004A is a Spiral Galaxy in the Coma Berenices constellation. NGC 5004A is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 5004A
Galaxy
Coma Berenices
  • NGC 5004A is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 20° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its visual magnitude of 14.2, NGC 5004A is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.
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Photometric information of NGC 5004A

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 5004A 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).

14.6
14.2
11.61
10.88
10.72

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 5004A.

23.83 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 5004A

The following table reports NGC 5004A apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 5004A is a visual representation of it.
1.25 arcmin
0.55 arcmin
173°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 5004A

The image below is a photograph of NGC 5004A 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 5004A - Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices star
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DSS2 image of NGC 5004A in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.25 arcmin) and minor (0.55 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

NGC 5004A - Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices morphological classification

NGC 5004A - Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices is classified as Spiral (SAab) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 5004A - Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 5004A - Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 5004A - Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices, Spiral (SAab).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 5004A

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 5004A are provided in the following table:

13h 11m 02s
+29° 34’ 41”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 5004A 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 5004A - Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5004A - Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices.

Finder chart NGC 5004A - Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5004A - Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices.

Rise ans set times of NGC 5004A from your location

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

Today's NGC 5004A - Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 60.4°
Max altitude: 68.1°
Azimuth: 299.6°
NGC 5004A - Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom