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NGC 7073 - Spiral Galaxy in Capricornus

NGC 7073 is a Spiral Galaxy in the Capricornus constellation. NGC 7073 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 7073
Galaxy
Capricornus
  • NGC 7073 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 16, NGC 7073 is visible only through long exposure photography.
Available Resources for NGC 7073 - Spiral Galaxy in Capricornus

Photometric information of NGC 7073

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 7073 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).

16
12.21
11.47
11.28

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 7073.

22.82 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 7073

The following table reports NGC 7073 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 7073 is a visual representation of it.
0.92 arcmin
0.81 arcmin
170°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 7073

The image below is a photograph of NGC 7073 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 7073 - Spiral Galaxy in Capricornus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 7073 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.92 arcmin) and minor (0.81 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

NGC 7073 - Spiral Galaxy in Capricornus morphological classification

NGC 7073 - Spiral Galaxy in Capricornus is classified as Spiral (SAb) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 7073 - Spiral Galaxy in Capricornus in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 7073 - Spiral Galaxy in Capricornus
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 7073 - Spiral Galaxy in Capricornus, Spiral (SAb).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 7073

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 7073 are provided in the following table:

21h 29m 26s
-11° 29’ 17”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 7073 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 7073 - Spiral Galaxy in Capricornus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7073 - Spiral Galaxy in Capricornus.

Finder chart NGC 7073 - Spiral Galaxy in Capricornus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7073 - Spiral Galaxy in Capricornus.

Rise ans set times of NGC 7073 from your location

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

Today's NGC 7073 - Spiral Galaxy 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: 101.5°
Max altitude: 27.0°
Azimuth: 258.5°
NGC 7073 - Spiral Galaxy in Capricornus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom