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NGC 646 NED02 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Hydrus

NGC 646 NED02 is a Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in the Hydrus constellation. NGC 646 NED02 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 646 NED02
Galaxy
Hydrus
  • NGC 646 NED02 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 15.65, NGC 646 NED02 is visible only through long exposure photography.
Available Resources for NGC 646 NED02 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Hydrus

Photometric information of NGC 646 NED02

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 646 NED02 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).

15.65
12.97
12.27
11.71

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 646 NED02.

22.53 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 646 NED02

The following table reports NGC 646 NED02 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 646 NED02 is a visual representation of it.
0.6 arcmin
0.45 arcmin
64°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 646 NED02

The image below is a photograph of NGC 646 NED02 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 646 NED02 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Hydrus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 646 NED02 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.6 arcmin) and minor (0.45 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

NGC 646 NED02 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Hydrus morphological classification

NGC 646 NED02 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Hydrus is classified as Elliptical/Spiral (E-S0) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 646 NED02 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Hydrus in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 646 NED02 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Hydrus
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 646 NED02 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Hydrus, Elliptical/Spiral (E-S0).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 646 NED02

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 646 NED02 are provided in the following table:

01h 37m 29s
-64° 53’ 47”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 646 NED02 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 646 NED02 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Hydrus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 646 NED02 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Hydrus.

Finder chart NGC 646 NED02 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Hydrus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 646 NED02 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Hydrus.

Rise ans set times of NGC 646 NED02 from your location

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

NGC 646 NED02 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Hydrus is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]