Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
Latest Perseverance Images received 0 hours 55 mins ago for Sol86, Sol85, Sol84, Sol83, Sol82
🌎  Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

NGC 7318A - Elliptical Galaxy in Pegasus

NGC 7318A is a Elliptical Galaxy in the Pegasus constellation. NGC 7318A is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 7318A
Galaxy
Pegasus
  • NGC 7318A is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 20° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 14.4, NGC 7318A is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.
Available Resources for NGC 7318A - Elliptical Galaxy in Pegasus

Photometric information of NGC 7318A

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 7318A 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).

14.4

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 7318A.

24.03 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 7318A

The following table reports NGC 7318A apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 7318A is a visual representation of it.
1.47 arcmin
1.33 arcmin
90°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 7318A

The image below is a photograph of NGC 7318A 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 7318A - Elliptical Galaxy in Pegasus star
/>
DSS2 image of NGC 7318A in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.47 arcmin) and minor (1.33 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

NGC 7318A - Elliptical Galaxy in Pegasus morphological classification

NGC 7318A - Elliptical Galaxy in Pegasus 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 7318A - Elliptical Galaxy in Pegasus in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 7318A - Elliptical Galaxy in Pegasus
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 7318A - Elliptical Galaxy in Pegasus, Elliptical (E).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 7318A

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 7318A are provided in the following table:

22h 35m 57s
+33° 57’ 55”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 7318A 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 7318A - Elliptical Galaxy in Pegasus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7318A - Elliptical Galaxy in Pegasus.

Finder chart NGC 7318A - Elliptical Galaxy in Pegasus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7318A - Elliptical Galaxy in Pegasus.

Rise ans set times of NGC 7318A from your location

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

Today's NGC 7318A - Elliptical Galaxy in Pegasus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 56.0°
Max altitude: 72.5°
Azimuth: 304.0°
NGC 7318A - Elliptical Galaxy in Pegasus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom