NGC 1178 - Star in Perseus
NGC 1178 is a Star in the Perseus constellation. NGC 1178 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.
See also NGC 1178 rise and set times.
Given its B magnitude of 15.3, NGC 1178 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.
Photometric information of NGC 1178
The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 1178 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).
For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1178
The image below is a photograph of NGC 1178 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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1178
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1178 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1178 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.
Rise ans set times of NGC 1178 from your location
NGC 1178 - Star in Perseus is circumpolar and transits at 02:57 UTC (altitude: 80.8°)