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NGC 7176 - Elliptical Galaxy in Piscis Austrinus

NGC 7176 is a Elliptical Galaxy in the Piscis Austrinus constellation. NGC 7176 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 7176
Galaxy
Piscis Austrinus
  • NGC 7176 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 12.08, NGC 7176 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 8 inches (200mm) or more.
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Photometric information of NGC 7176

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 7176 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).

12.08
8.97
8.28
8.01

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 7176.

21.59 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 7176

The following table reports NGC 7176 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 7176 is a visual representation of it.
1.15 arcmin
0.92 arcmin
75°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 7176

The image below is a photograph of NGC 7176 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 7176 - Elliptical Galaxy in Piscis Austrinus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 7176 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.15 arcmin) and minor (0.92 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

NGC 7176 - Elliptical Galaxy in Piscis Austrinus morphological classification

NGC 7176 - Elliptical Galaxy in Piscis Austrinus 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 7176 - Elliptical Galaxy in Piscis Austrinus in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 7176 - Elliptical Galaxy in Piscis Austrinus
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 7176 - Elliptical Galaxy in Piscis Austrinus, Elliptical (E).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 7176

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 7176 are provided in the following table:

22h 02m 08s
-31° 59’ 22”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 7176 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 7176 - Elliptical Galaxy in Piscis Austrinus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7176 - Elliptical Galaxy in Piscis Austrinus.

Finder chart NGC 7176 - Elliptical Galaxy in Piscis Austrinus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7176 - Elliptical Galaxy in Piscis Austrinus.

Rise ans set times of NGC 7176 from your location

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

Today's NGC 7176 - Elliptical Galaxy in Piscis Austrinus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 122.0°
Max altitude: 6.5°
Azimuth: 238.0°
NGC 7176 - Elliptical Galaxy in Piscis Austrinus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom