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NGC 745 NED03 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Eridanus

Altitude: -19.4°   Azimuth: 168.4°   Direction: South-South-East

NGC 745 NED03 is a Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in the Eridanus constellation. NGC 745 NED03 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 745 NED03 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 745 NED03 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Eridanus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 745 NED03 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.13 arcmin) and minor (0.41 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 745 NED03

NGC 745 NED03
Galaxy
Eridanus

NGC 745 NED03 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -19.4°
Azimuth: 168.4°
Direction: South-South-East

See also NGC 745 NED03 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 15.51, NGC 745 NED03 is visible only through long exposure photography.

Available Resources for NGC 745 NED03 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Eridanus

Photometric information of NGC 745 NED03

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 745 NED03 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).

15.51
12.65
12.05
11.88

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 745 NED03.

24.05 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 745 NED03

The following table reports NGC 745 NED03 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 745 NED03 is a visual representation of it.
1.13 arcmin
0.41 arcmin
104°

NGC 745 NED03 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Eridanus morphological classification

NGC 745 NED03 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Eridanus is classified as Elliptical/Spiral (E-S0) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 745 NED03 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Eridanus in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 745 NED03 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Eridanus
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 745 NED03 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Eridanus, Elliptical/Spiral (E-S0).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 745 NED03

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 745 NED03 are provided in the following table:

01h 54m 11s
-56° 41’ 08”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 745 NED03 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 745 NED03 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Eridanus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 745 NED03 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Eridanus.

Finder chart NGC 745 NED03 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Eridanus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 745 NED03 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Eridanus.

Rise and set times of NGC 745 NED03 from your location

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

NGC 745 NED03 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Eridanus is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt