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NGC 1488 - Double Star

NGC 1488 is a Double Star in the Taurus constellation. NGC 1488 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 1488
Double Star
Taurus
  • NGC 1488 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 56° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 1488 - Double Star

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1488

The image below is a photograph of NGC 1488 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 1488 - Double Star star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1488 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1488

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1488 are provided in the following table:

04h 00m 03s
+18° 34’ 02”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1488 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 1488 - Double Star star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1488 - Double Star.

Finder chart NGC 1488 - Double Star star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1488 - Double Star.

Rise ans set times of NGC 1488 from your location

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

Today's NGC 1488 - Double Star rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 71.4°
Max altitude: 57.1°
Azimuth: 288.6°
NGC 1488 - Double Star is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom