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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 emisphere.

NGC 7018
Galaxy Triplet
Capricornus
Available Resources for NGC 7018 - Galaxy Triplet in Capricornus

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).

14.37
16.8

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

Apparent size of NGC 7018

The 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.
0.93 arcmin
0.59 arcmin
93°

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).

Image of NGC 7018 - Galaxy Triplet in Capricornus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 7018 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.93 arcmin) and minor (0.59 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

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.

NGC 7018 - Galaxy Triplet in Capricornus
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 7018 - Galaxy Triplet in Capricornus, Elliptical (E).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 7018

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 7018 are provided in the following table:

21h 07m 24s
-25° 25’ 40”

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°.

Finder chart NGC 7018 - Galaxy Triplet in Capricornus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7018 - Galaxy Triplet in Capricornus.

Finder chart NGC 7018 - Galaxy Triplet in Capricornus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7018 - Galaxy Triplet in Capricornus.

Rise ans set times of NGC 7018 from your location

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

Today's NGC 7018 - Galaxy Triplet in Capricornus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 115.4°
Max altitude: 13.1°
Azimuth: 244.6°
NGC 7018 - Galaxy Triplet in Capricornus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom