100% mobile compatible
Observatory Parameters
Nov 21
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 19:32

Spiral Galaxy NGC 1809 Galaxy in Dorado Constellation

Size: 3.2' x 48'' Magnitude: 12.1 Also known as ESO 56-48, IRAS 05023-6937, PGC 16599
Credit: NGC/IC Project

Build and share your astrophotographer profile for free!

Be the first to share your astrophotograph for NGC 1809!

Upload Your Astrophotography

Telescope Simulator

Check how Spiral Galaxy NGC 1809 would look like through your camera, eyepiece or binoculars.

This tool was designed to check framing, not visual magnitude. Objects will look dimmer on your eyepiece and binoculars.

Camera Eyepiece Binoculars Off

Hourly Elevation Nov 21

Spiral Galaxy NGC 1809 as seen from Ashburn
Maximum Elevation º at hrs.
Rise: hrs.   Set: hrs.

Monthly Elevation

Best period for observing Spiral Galaxy NGC 1809 at hours

Data Sheet

5h 02m 05s
-69º 34' 06''
Sc - Spiral
60 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1809

Astronomy Quote of the Day

“There are no black holes - in the sense of regimes from which light can't escape to infinity. There are however apparent horizons which persist for a period of time.” Stephen Hawking, 2014
Astronomy Planning Made Easy. Learn more.