The Hamburger Galaxy (NGC5128)

Image of the Hamburger Galaxy
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 25 arcminutes across.
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From San Diego , the Hamburger Galaxy is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 14° above the horizon.

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Name The Hamburger Galaxy (NGC5128)
Object type Galaxy
Other names
The Hamburger Galaxy
C 77[4]
NGC 5128[2]
Arp 153[3]
Centaurus A
Magnitude:7.00 (V) [4]
8.18 (B) [2]
4.98 (J) [2]
4.27 (H) [2]
3.94 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):1.34
Hubble type:S0
Right ascension:13h25m [2]
Declination:-43°01' [2]
Distance:8.9 Mpc
29.2 Mlyr [1]
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-22.76
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

13 Apr 2023  –  NGC 5128 is well placed
13 Apr 2024  –  NGC 5128 is well placed
13 Apr 2025  –  NGC 5128 is well placed
13 Apr 2026  –  NGC 5128 is well placed
13 Apr 2027  –  NGC 5128 is well placed
12 Apr 2028  –  NGC 5128 is well placed
13 Apr 2029  –  NGC 5128 is well placed
13 Apr 2030  –  NGC 5128 is well placed



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