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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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NGC 5849 - Lenticular Galaxy in Libra

Below the horizon.  Rise: 17:18 | Tran: 22:00 | Set: 2:46
Altitude: -43.8°   Azimuth: 310.1°   Direction: North-West

NGC 5849 is a Lenticular Galaxy in the Libra constellation. NGC 5849 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.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 5849 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 5849 - Lenticular Galaxy in Libra star
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DSS2 image of NGC 5849 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.05 arcmin) and minor (0.78 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 5849

NGC 5849
Galaxy
Libra

NGC 5849 is below the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: -43.8°
Azimuth: 310.1°
Direction: North-West

See also NGC 5849 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 15, NGC 5849 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.

Available Resources for NGC 5849 - Lenticular Galaxy in Libra

Photometric information of NGC 5849

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 5849 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
11.49
10.75
10.28

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 5849.

24.29 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 5849

The following table reports NGC 5849 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 5849 is a visual representation of it.
1.05 arcmin
0.78 arcmin
35°

NGC 5849 - Lenticular Galaxy in Libra morphological classification

NGC 5849 - Lenticular Galaxy in Libra 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 5849 - Lenticular Galaxy in Libra in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 5849 - Lenticular Galaxy in Libra
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 5849 - Lenticular Galaxy in Libra, Lenticular (S0).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 5849

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 5849 are provided in the following table:

15h 06m 51s
-14° 34’ 18”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 5849 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 5849 - Lenticular Galaxy in Libra star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5849 - Lenticular Galaxy in Libra.

Finder chart NGC 5849 - Lenticular Galaxy in Libra star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5849 - Lenticular Galaxy in Libra.

Rise and set times of NGC 5849 from your location

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

Today's NGC 5849 - Lenticular Galaxy in Libra rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 104.6°
Max altitude: 23.9°
Azimuth: 255.4°