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NGC 77 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus

NGC 77 is a Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in the Cetus constellation. NGC 77 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 77
Galaxy
Cetus
  • NGC 77 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 15.67, NGC 77 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Photometric information of NGC 77

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 77 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).

15.67
12.63
12.21
11.53

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 77.

23.07 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 77

The following table reports NGC 77 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 77 is a visual representation of it.
0.48 arcmin
0.44 arcmin
150°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 77

The image below is a photograph of NGC 77 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 77 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 77 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.48 arcmin) and minor (0.44 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

NGC 77 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus morphological classification

NGC 77 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus 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 77 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 77 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 77 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus, Elliptical/Spiral (E-S0).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 77

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 77 are provided in the following table:

00h 20m 02s
-22° 31’ 55”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 77 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 77 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 77 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus.

Finder chart NGC 77 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 77 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus.

Rise ans set times of NGC 77 from your location

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

Today's NGC 77 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 112.5°
Max altitude: 16.0°
Azimuth: 247.5°
NGC 77 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Cetus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom