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NGC 6570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Ophiuchus

NGC 6570 is a Barred Spiral Galaxy in the Ophiuchus constellation. NGC 6570 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.

NGC 6570
Galaxy
Ophiuchus
  • NGC 6570 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 30° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 13.2, NGC 6570 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 10 inches (250mm) or more.
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Photometric information of NGC 6570

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 6570 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).

13.2
10.77
10.13
9.87

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 6570.

22.49 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 6570

The following table reports NGC 6570 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6570 is a visual representation of it.
1.59 arcmin
0.86 arcmin
24°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6570

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6570 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 6570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Ophiuchus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6570 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.59 arcmin) and minor (0.86 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

NGC 6570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Ophiuchus morphological classification

NGC 6570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Ophiuchus is classified as Barred Spiral (Bm) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 6570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Ophiuchus in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 6570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Ophiuchus
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 6570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Ophiuchus, Barred Spiral (Bm).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6570

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6570 are provided in the following table:

18h 11m 07s
+14° 05’ 35”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6570 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 6570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Ophiuchus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Ophiuchus.

Finder chart NGC 6570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Ophiuchus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Ophiuchus.

Rise ans set times of NGC 6570 from your location

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

Today's NGC 6570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Ophiuchus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 75.9°
Max altitude: 52.6°
Azimuth: 284.1°
NGC 6570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Ophiuchus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom