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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

NGC 1408 - Double Star in Fornax

NGC 1408 is a Double Star in the Fornax constellation. NGC 1408 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 1408
Double Star
Fornax
Available Resources for NGC 1408 - Double Star in Fornax

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1408

The image below is a photograph of NGC 1408 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 1408 - Double Star in Fornax star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1408 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1408

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1408 are provided in the following table:

03h 39m 16s
-35° 30’ 02”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1408 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 1408 - Double Star in Fornax star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1408 - Double Star in Fornax.

Finder chart NGC 1408 - Double Star in Fornax star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1408 - Double Star in Fornax.

Rise ans set times of NGC 1408 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's NGC 1408 - Double Star in Fornax rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 125.5°
Max altitude: 3.0°
Azimuth: 234.5°
NGC 1408 - Double Star in Fornax is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom