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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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NGC 1044 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus

Below the horizon.  Rise: 1:36 | Tran: 8:18 | Set: 15:00
Altitude: -11.4°   Azimuth: 300.2°   Direction: West-North-West

NGC 1044 is a Galaxy Pair in the Cetus constellation. NGC 1044 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.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 1044 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 1044 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1044 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.2 arcmin) and minor (1.2 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 1044

NGC 1044
Galaxy Pair
Cetus

NGC 1044 is below the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: -11.4°
Azimuth: 300.2°
Direction: West-North-West

See also NGC 1044 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 1044 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus

Apparent size of NGC 1044

The following table reports NGC 1044 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 1044 is a visual representation of it.
1.2 arcmin
1.2 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1044

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1044 are provided in the following table:

02h 41m 07s
+08° 44’ 13”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1044 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 1044 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1044 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus.

Finder chart NGC 1044 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1044 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus.

Rise and set times of NGC 1044 from your location

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

Today's NGC 1044 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 81.3°
Max altitude: 47.3°
Azimuth: 278.7°