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NGC 1579 - Star Cluster + Nebula

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.

NGC 1579
Star Cluster + Nebula
Perseus
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Apparent size of NGC 1579

The 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.
10.2 arcmin
10.2 arcmin

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).

Image of NGC 1579 - Star Cluster + Nebula star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1579 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (10.2 arcmin) and minor (10.2 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1579

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1579 are provided in the following table:

04h 30m 14s
+35° 16’ 09”

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°.

Finder chart NGC 1579 - Star Cluster + Nebula star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1579 - Star Cluster + Nebula.

Finder chart NGC 1579 - Star Cluster + Nebula star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1579 - Star Cluster + Nebula.

Rise ans set times of NGC 1579 from your location

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

Today's NGC 1579 - Star Cluster + Nebula rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 54.7°
Max altitude: 73.8°
Azimuth: 305.3°
NGC 1579 - Star Cluster + Nebula is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom