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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:08 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:03
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NGC 1554 - Star in Taurus

Above the horizon.  Rise: 1:45 | Tran: 9:28 | Set: 17:12
Alt: 3.70°   Az: 62.75°   Direction: East-North-East

NGC 1554 is a Star in the Taurus constellation. NGC 1554 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.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 1554 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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of NGC 1554 - Star in Taurus star
DSS2 image of NGC 1554 in the Red band.

Celestial Coordinates


04h 23m 10s
+19° 34’ 37”
16h 41m 15s
21h 04m 25s


04h 21m 43s
+19° 31’ 14”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1554 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 1554 - Star in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1554 - Star in Taurus.

Finder chart NGC 1554 - Star in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1554 - Star in Taurus.

Photometric Information

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 1554 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.

Rise and Set Times

Location: Greenwich, UK
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's NGC 1554 - Star in Taurus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 70.4°
Max altitude: 58.1°
Azimuth: 289.6°