NGC 1579 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Perseus
NGC 1579 is a Star Cluster + Nebula in the Perseus constellation. NGC 1579 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.
Apparent size of NGC 1579The following table reports NGC 1579 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 1579 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1579
The image below is a photograph of NGC 1579 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 0.34x0.34 degrees (20.4x20.4 arcmins).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1579
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1579 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1579 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.