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NGC 1514 - Planetary Nebula in Taurus

NGC 1514 is a Planetary Nebula in the Taurus constellation. NGC 1514 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 1514
Planetary Nebula
Taurus
  • NGC 1514 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its visual magnitude of 10.19, NGC 1514 is visible with the help of a binocular with a 80mm aperture or a small telescope.
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Photometric information of NGC 1514

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 1514 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).

10.05
10.19
8.19
8.1
8

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

Apparent size of NGC 1514

The following table reports NGC 1514 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 1514 is a visual representation of it.
2.2 arcmin
2.2 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1514

The image below is a photograph of NGC 1514 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 1514 - Planetary Nebula in Taurus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1514 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (2.2 arcmin) and minor (2.2 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1514

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1514 are provided in the following table:

04h 09m 16s
+30° 46’ 33”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1514 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 1514 - Planetary Nebula in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1514 - Planetary Nebula in Taurus.

Finder chart NGC 1514 - Planetary Nebula in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1514 - Planetary Nebula in Taurus.

Rise ans set times of NGC 1514 from your location

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

Today's NGC 1514 - Planetary Nebula in Taurus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 59.2°
Max altitude: 69.3°
Azimuth: 300.8°
NGC 1514 - Planetary Nebula in Taurus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom