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NGC 1456 - Double Star in Taurus

Altitude: 44.1°   Azimuth: 111.2°   Direction: East-South-East

NGC 1456 is a Double Star in the Taurus constellation. NGC 1456 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.

NGC 1456
Double Star

NGC 1456 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 44.1°
Azimuth: 111.2°
Direction: East-South-East

See also NGC 1456 rise and set times.

Given its visual magnitude of 10.96, NGC 1456 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 6 inches (150mm) or more.

Available Resources for NGC 1456 - Double Star in Taurus

Photometric information of NGC 1456

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 1456 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).


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

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1456

The image below is a photograph of NGC 1456 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 1456 - Double Star in Taurus star
DSS2 image of NGC 1456 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1456

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1456 are provided in the following table:

03h 48m 07s
+22° 33’ 30”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1456 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 1456 - Double Star in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1456 - Double Star in Taurus.

Finder chart NGC 1456 - Double Star in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1456 - Double Star in Taurus.

Rise ans set times of NGC 1456 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 1456 - Double Star in Taurus 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: 67.4°
Max altitude: 61.1°
Azimuth: 292.6°