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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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NGC 1176 - Star in Perseus

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 76.99°   Az: 128.29°   Direction: South-East

NGC 1176 is a Star in the Perseus constellation. NGC 1176 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Given its B magnitude of 14.6, NGC 1176 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 1176 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 1176 - Star in Perseus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1176 in the Red band.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

03h 06m 12s
+42° 29’ 16”
23h 04m 32s
02h 10m 44s

J2000

03h 04m 35s
+42° 23’ 36”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1176 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 1176 - Star in Perseus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1176 - Star in Perseus.

Finder chart NGC 1176 - Star in Perseus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1176 - Star in Perseus.

Photometric Information

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 1176 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).

14.6
13.13
12.78
12.73

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

Rise and Set Times

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

NGC 1176 - Star in Perseus is circumpolar and transits at 07:00 UTC (altitude: 81.0°)