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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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NGC 7492 - Globular Cluster in Aquarius

Below the horizon.  Rise: 23:54 | Tran: 4:35 | Set: 9:12
Alt: -20.05°   Az: 89.87°   Direction: East

NGC 7492 is a Globular Cluster in the Aquarius constellation. NGC 7492 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. Given its visual magnitude of 10.48, NGC 7492 is visible with the help of a binocular with a 80mm aperture or a small telescope.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 7492 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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of NGC 7492 - Globular Cluster in Aquarius star
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DSS2 image of NGC 7492 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (3 arcmin) and minor (3 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

23h 09m 44s
-15° 28’ 41”
17h 08m 23s
16h 18m 08s

J2000

23h 08m 26s
-15° 36’ 41”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 7492 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 7492 - Globular Cluster in Aquarius star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7492 - Globular Cluster in Aquarius.

Finder chart NGC 7492 - Globular Cluster in Aquarius star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7492 - Globular Cluster in Aquarius.

Photometric Information

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 7492 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).

10.48

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

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 7492 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 7492 is a visual representation of it.
3 arcmin
3 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's NGC 7492 - Globular Cluster in Aquarius rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 105.5°
Max altitude: 23.0°
Azimuth: 254.5°