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NGC 7140 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Indus

NGC 7140 is a Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in the Indus constellation. NGC 7140 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 7140
Galaxy
Indus
  • NGC 7140 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its visual magnitude of 13.49, NGC 7140 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 7140

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 7140 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).

12.68
13.49
9.7
9.1
8.95

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 7140.

23.16 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 7140

The following table reports NGC 7140 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 7140 is a visual representation of it.
3.04 arcmin
2.07 arcmin
18°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 7140

The image below is a photograph of NGC 7140 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 7140 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Indus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 7140 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (3.04 arcmin) and minor (2.07 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

NGC 7140 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Indus morphological classification

NGC 7140 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Indus is classified as Intermediate Spiral (SABb) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 7140 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Indus in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 7140 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Indus
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 7140 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Indus, Intermediate Spiral (SABb).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 7140

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 7140 are provided in the following table:

21h 52m 14s
-55° 34’ 10”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 7140 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 7140 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Indus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7140 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Indus.

Finder chart NGC 7140 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Indus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7140 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Indus.

Rise ans set times of NGC 7140 from your location

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

NGC 7140 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Indus is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]