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NGC 18 - Double Star in Pegasus

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.

NGC 18
Double Star
Pegasus
  • NGC 18 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 1° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 14, NGC 18 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.
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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).

14

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

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 18

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
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DSS2 image of NGC 18 in the Red band.

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 ans set times of NGC 18 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
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 [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 62.3°
Max altitude: 66.3°
Azimuth: 297.7°
NGC 18 - Double Star in Pegasus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom