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NGC 5967 - Spiral Galaxy in Apus

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -37.4°   Azimuth: 176.2°   Direction: South

NGC 5967 is a Spiral Galaxy in the Apus constellation. NGC 5967 is situated close to the southern celestial pole and, as such, it is easilty visible for most part of the year from the southern hemisphere. Given its B magnitude of 14.2, NGC 5967 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 5967 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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of NGC 5967 - Spiral Galaxy in Apus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 5967 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (2.37 arcmin) and minor (1.55 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Apparent Coordinates

15h 51m 19s
-75° 44’ 47”

J2000 Coordinates

15h 48m 15s
-75° 40’ 23”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 5967 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 5967 - Spiral Galaxy in Apus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5967 - Spiral Galaxy in Apus.

Finder chart NGC 5967 - Spiral Galaxy in Apus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5967 - Spiral Galaxy in Apus.

Photometric Information

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 5967 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).

14.2
9.72
8.81
8.71

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 5967.

22.98 mag/arcsec2

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 5967 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 5967 is a visual representation of it.
2.37 arcmin
1.55 arcmin
90°

Morphological Classification

NGC 5967 - Spiral Galaxy in Apus is classified as Spiral (SAc) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 5967 - Spiral Galaxy in Apus in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 5967 - Spiral Galaxy in Apus
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 5967 - Spiral Galaxy in Apus, Spiral (SAc).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Rise and Set Times

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

NGC 5967 - Spiral Galaxy in Apus is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK