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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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NGC 1432 (Maia Nebula) - HII Ionized region in Taurus

Above the horizon.  Rise: 2:57 | Tran: 11:13 | Set: 19:29
Altitude: 19.8°   Azimuth: 284.6°   Direction: West-North-West

NGC 1432 is a HII Ionized region in the Taurus constellation. NGC 1432 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 1432 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 2x2 degrees (120x120 arcmins).

Image of NGC 1432 (Maia Nebula) - HII Ionized region in Taurus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1432 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (60 arcmin) and minor (40 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 1432

NGC 1432
HII Ionized region
Taurus

NGC 1432 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Altitude: 19.8°
Azimuth: 284.6°
Direction: West-North-West

See also NGC 1432 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 1432 (Maia Nebula) - HII Ionized region in Taurus

Apparent size of NGC 1432

The following table reports NGC 1432 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 1432 is a visual representation of it.
60 arcmin
40 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1432

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1432 are provided in the following table:

03h 45m 50s
+24° 22’ 04”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1432 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 1432 (Maia Nebula) - HII Ionized region in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1432 (Maia Nebula) - HII Ionized region in Taurus.

Finder chart NGC 1432 (Maia Nebula) - HII Ionized region in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1432 (Maia Nebula) - HII Ionized region in Taurus.

Rise and set times of NGC 1432 from your location

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

Today's NGC 1432 (Maia Nebula) - HII Ionized region in Taurus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 65.6°
Max altitude: 62.9°
Azimuth: 294.4°