NGC 7018 - Galaxy Triplet in Capricornus
NGC 7018 is a Galaxy Triplet in the Capricornus constellation. NGC 7018 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.
See also NGC 7018 rise and set times.
Given its visual magnitude of 16.8, NGC 7018 is visible only through long exposure photography.
Photometric information of NGC 7018
The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 7018 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.
Apparent size of NGC 7018The following table reports NGC 7018 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 7018 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 7018
The image below is a photograph of NGC 7018 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).
NGC 7018 - Galaxy Triplet in Capricornus morphological classification
NGC 7018 - Galaxy Triplet in Capricornus is classified as Elliptical (E) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 7018 - Galaxy Triplet in Capricornus in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 7018
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 7018 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 7018 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.
Rise ans set times of NGC 7018 from your location
Today's NGC 7018 - Galaxy Triplet in Capricornus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):