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NGC 5724 - Star in Boötes

Altitude: 49.1°   Azimuth: 70.5°   Direction: East-North-East

NGC 5724 is a Star in the Boötes constellation. NGC 5724 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 5724 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 5724 - Star in Boötes star
DSS2 image of NGC 5724 in the Red band.

Key facts about NGC 5724

NGC 5724

NGC 5724 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 49.1°
Azimuth: 70.5°
Direction: East-North-East

See also NGC 5724 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 18, NGC 5724 is visible only through long exposure photography.

Available Resources for NGC 5724 - Star in Boötes

Photometric information of NGC 5724

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 5724 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 5724

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 5724 are provided in the following table:

14h 39m 02s
+46° 41’ 31”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 5724 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 5724 - Star in Boötes star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5724 - Star in Boötes.

Finder chart NGC 5724 - Star in Boötes star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5724 - Star in Boötes.

Rise and set times of NGC 5724 from your location

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

NGC 5724 - Star in Boötes is circumpolar and transits at 00:40 UTC (altitude: 85.2°)