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NGC 7436B - Elliptical Galaxy

NGC 7436B is a Elliptical Galaxy in the Pegasus constellation. NGC 7436B is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 7436B
Galaxy
Pegasus
  • NGC 7436B is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 52° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 15.5, NGC 7436B is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Photometric information of NGC 7436B

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 7436B 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).

15.5
10.05
9.35
9.01

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 7436B.

24.11 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 7436B

The following table reports NGC 7436B apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 7436B is a visual representation of it.
1.95 arcmin
1.48 arcmin
49°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 7436B

The image below is a photograph of NGC 7436B 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 7436B - Elliptical Galaxy star
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DSS2 image of NGC 7436B in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.95 arcmin) and minor (1.48 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

NGC 7436B - Elliptical Galaxy morphological classification

NGC 7436B - Elliptical Galaxy 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 7436B - Elliptical Galaxy in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 7436B - Elliptical Galaxy
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 7436B - Elliptical Galaxy, Elliptical (E).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 7436B

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 7436B are provided in the following table:

22h 57m 57s
+26° 08’ 59”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 7436B 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 7436B - Elliptical Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7436B - Elliptical Galaxy.

Finder chart NGC 7436B - Elliptical Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7436B - Elliptical Galaxy.

Rise ans set times of NGC 7436B from your location

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

Today's NGC 7436B - Elliptical Galaxy rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 63.9°
Max altitude: 64.7°
Azimuth: 296.1°
NGC 7436B - Elliptical Galaxy is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom