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TimezoneEurope/London
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NGC 970 NED02 - Galaxy in Triangulum

Below the horizon.  Rise: 21:57 | Tran: 7:37 | Set: 17:14
Alt: -5.08°   Az: 7.41°   Direction: North

NGC 970 NED02 is a Galaxy in the Triangulum constellation. NGC 970 NED02 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Given its B magnitude of 15.7, NGC 970 NED02 is visible only through long exposure photography.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 970 NED02 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 970 NED02 - Galaxy in Triangulum star
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DSS2 image of NGC 970 NED02 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.72 arcmin) and minor (0.26 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

02h 35m 40s
+33° 05’ 02”
12h 35m 16s
15h 10m 57s

J2000

02h 34m 11s
+32° 58’ 38”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 970 NED02 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 970 NED02 - Galaxy in Triangulum star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 970 NED02 - Galaxy in Triangulum.

Finder chart NGC 970 NED02 - Galaxy in Triangulum star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 970 NED02 - Galaxy in Triangulum.

Photometric Information

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 970 NED02 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).

15.7
12.45
11.72
11.33

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 970 NED02.

23.88 mag/arcsec2

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 970 NED02 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 970 NED02 is a visual representation of it.
0.72 arcmin
0.26 arcmin
53°

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's NGC 970 NED02 - Galaxy in Triangulum rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 56.9°
Max altitude: 71.6°
Azimuth: 303.1°