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.
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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1408
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1408 are provided in the following table:
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°.