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NGC 7720A - Elliptical Galaxy

NGC 7720A is a Elliptical Galaxy in the Pegasus constellation. NGC 7720A is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 7720A
Galaxy
Pegasus
  • NGC 7720A is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 13.9, NGC 7720A is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.
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Photometric information of NGC 7720A

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 7720A 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).

13.9

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

Apparent size of NGC 7720A

The following table reports NGC 7720A apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 7720A is a visual representation of it.
0.68 arcmin
0.66 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 7720A

The image below is a photograph of NGC 7720A 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 7720A - Elliptical Galaxy star
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DSS2 image of NGC 7720A in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.68 arcmin) and minor (0.66 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

NGC 7720A - Elliptical Galaxy morphological classification

NGC 7720A - 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 7720A - Elliptical Galaxy in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 7720A - Elliptical Galaxy
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 7720A - Elliptical Galaxy, Elliptical (E).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 7720A

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 7720A are provided in the following table:

23h 38m 30s
+27° 02’ 05”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 7720A 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 7720A - Elliptical Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7720A - Elliptical Galaxy.

Finder chart NGC 7720A - Elliptical Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7720A - Elliptical Galaxy.

Rise ans set times of NGC 7720A from your location

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

Today's NGC 7720A - 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: 63.0°
Max altitude: 65.6°
Azimuth: 297.0°
NGC 7720A - Elliptical Galaxy is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom