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NGC 7287 - Galaxy Pair

NGC 7287 is a Galaxy Pair in the Aquarius constellation. NGC 7287 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 7287
Galaxy Pair
Aquarius
  • NGC 7287 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its visual magnitude of 14.75, NGC 7287 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.
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Photometric information of NGC 7287

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 7287 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).

16.78
14.75

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

Apparent size of NGC 7287

The following table reports NGC 7287 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 7287 is a visual representation of it.
0.7 arcmin
0.7 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 7287

The image below is a photograph of NGC 7287 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 7287 - Galaxy Pair star
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DSS2 image of NGC 7287 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.7 arcmin) and minor (0.7 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 7287

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 7287 are provided in the following table:

22h 28m 49s
-22° 12’ 09”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 7287 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 7287 - Galaxy Pair star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7287 - Galaxy Pair.

Finder chart NGC 7287 - Galaxy Pair star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7287 - Galaxy Pair.

Rise ans set times of NGC 7287 from your location

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

Today's NGC 7287 - Galaxy Pair rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 112.2°
Max altitude: 16.3°
Azimuth: 247.8°
NGC 7287 - Galaxy Pair is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom