NGC 1432 (Maia Nebula) - HII Ionized region
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.
Apparent size of NGC 1432The 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.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1432
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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1432
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1432 are provided in the following table:
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°.