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NGC 1446 - Star in Eridanus

Altitude: -30.6°   Azimuth: 52.6°   Direction: North-East

NGC 1446 is a Star in the Eridanus constellation. NGC 1446 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 1446 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 1446 - Star in Eridanus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1446 in the Red band.

Key facts about NGC 1446

NGC 1446
Star
Eridanus

NGC 1446 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -30.6°
Azimuth: 52.6°
Direction: North-East

See also NGC 1446 rise and set times.

Given its visual magnitude of 13.5, NGC 1446 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.

Available Resources for NGC 1446 - Star in Eridanus

Photometric information of NGC 1446

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 1446 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).

13.8
13.5
11.56
11.05
10.93

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

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1446

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1446 are provided in the following table:

03h 45m 56s
-04° 06’ 43”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1446 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 1446 - Star in Eridanus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1446 - Star in Eridanus.

Finder chart NGC 1446 - Star in Eridanus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1446 - Star in Eridanus.

Rise and set times of NGC 1446 from your location

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

Today's NGC 1446 - Star in Eridanus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 94.1°
Max altitude: 34.4°
Azimuth: 265.9°