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clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:24
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NGC 18 - Double Star in Pegasus

Altitude: 53.2°   Azimuth: 115.6°   Direction: East-South-East

NGC 18 is a Double Star in the Pegasus constellation. NGC 18 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 18 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 18 - Double Star in Pegasus star
DSS2 image of NGC 18 in the Red band.

Key facts about NGC 18

NGC 18
Double Star

NGC 18 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 53.2°
Azimuth: 115.6°
Direction: East-South-East

See also NGC 18 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 14, NGC 18 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.

Available Resources for NGC 18 - Double Star in Pegasus

Photometric information of NGC 18

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 18 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 18

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 18 are provided in the following table:

00h 09m 23s
+27° 43’ 55”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 18 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 18 - Double Star in Pegasus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 18 - Double Star in Pegasus.

Finder chart NGC 18 - Double Star in Pegasus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 18 - Double Star in Pegasus.

Rise and set times of NGC 18 from your location

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

Today's NGC 18 - Double Star in Pegasus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 62.3°
Max altitude: 66.3°
Azimuth: 297.7°