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NGC 1491 - HII Ionized region

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.

NGC 1491
HII Ionized region
Perseus
  • NGC 1491 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 13° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
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Apparent size of NGC 1491

The 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.
9 arcmin
6 arcmin

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).

Image of NGC 1491 - HII Ionized region star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1491 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (9 arcmin) and minor (6 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1491

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1491 are provided in the following table:

04h 03m 14s
+51° 18’ 57”

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°.

Finder chart NGC 1491 - HII Ionized region star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1491 - HII Ionized region.

Finder chart NGC 1491 - HII Ionized region star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1491 - HII Ionized region.

Rise ans set times of NGC 1491 from your location

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

NGC 1491 - HII Ionized region is circumpolar and transits at 04:09 UTC (altitude: 89.8°)