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NGC 7242 NED02 - Galaxy in Lacerta

NGC 7242 NED02 is a Galaxy in the Lacerta constellation. NGC 7242 NED02 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 7242 NED02
Galaxy
Lacerta
  • NGC 7242 NED02 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 61° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 17.21, NGC 7242 NED02 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Photometric information of NGC 7242 NED02

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 7242 NED02 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).

17.21

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 7242 NED02.

23.91 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 7242 NED02

The following table reports NGC 7242 NED02 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 7242 NED02 is a visual representation of it.
0.29 arcmin
0.22 arcmin
72°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 7242 NED02

The image below is a photograph of NGC 7242 NED02 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 7242 NED02 - Galaxy in Lacerta star
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DSS2 image of NGC 7242 NED02 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.29 arcmin) and minor (0.22 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 7242 NED02

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 7242 NED02 are provided in the following table:

22h 15m 42s
+37° 18’ 10”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 7242 NED02 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 7242 NED02 - Galaxy in Lacerta star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7242 NED02 - Galaxy in Lacerta.

Finder chart NGC 7242 NED02 - Galaxy in Lacerta star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7242 NED02 - Galaxy in Lacerta.

Rise ans set times of NGC 7242 NED02 from your location

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

Today's NGC 7242 NED02 - Galaxy in Lacerta rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 52.7°
Max altitude: 75.8°
Azimuth: 307.3°
NGC 7242 NED02 - Galaxy in Lacerta is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom