NGC 1491 - HII Ionized region in Perseus
NGC 1491 is a HII Ionized region in the Perseus constellation. NGC 1491 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.
Apparent size of NGC 1491The following table reports NGC 1491 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 1491 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1491
The image below is a photograph of NGC 1491 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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1491
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1491 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1491 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.
Rise ans set times of NGC 1491 from your location
NGC 1491 - HII Ionized region in Perseus is circumpolar and transits at 09:09 UTC (altitude: 89.8°)