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NGC 1444 - Open Cluster in Perseus

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 77.12°   Az: 283.78°   Direction: West-North-West

NGC 1444 is a Open Cluster in the Perseus constellation. NGC 1444 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Given its visual magnitude of 6.6, NGC 1444 is visible with the help of a small binocular.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 1444 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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of NGC 1444 - Open Cluster in Perseus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1444 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (3.6 arcmin) and minor (3.6 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

03h 51m 20s
+52° 43’ 42”
01h 23m 47s
05h 15m 08s

J2000

03h 49m 28s
+52° 39’ 19”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1444 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 1444 - Open Cluster in Perseus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1444 - Open Cluster in Perseus.

Finder chart NGC 1444 - Open Cluster in Perseus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1444 - Open Cluster in Perseus.

Photometric Information

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 1444 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).

7.04
6.6

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 1444 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 1444 is a visual representation of it.
3.6 arcmin
3.6 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

NGC 1444 - Open Cluster in Perseus is circumpolar and transits at 07:49 UTC (altitude: 88.8°)