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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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NGC 1955 - HII Ionized region in Dorado

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -29.0°   Azimuth: 180.5°   Direction: South

NGC 1955 is a HII Ionized region in the Dorado constellation. NGC 1955 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 1955 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 1955 - HII Ionized region in Dorado star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1955 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (4 arcmin) and minor (3.6 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 1955

NGC 1955
HII Ionized region
Dorado

NGC 1955 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Altitude: -29.0°
Azimuth: 180.5°
Direction: South

See also NGC 1955 rise and set times.

Given its visual magnitude of 8.87, NGC 1955 is visible with the help of a binocular with a 60-70mm aperture or a small telescope.

Available Resources for NGC 1955 - HII Ionized region in Dorado

Photometric information of NGC 1955

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 1955 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).

8.95
8.87

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

Apparent size of NGC 1955

The following table reports NGC 1955 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 1955 is a visual representation of it.
4 arcmin
3.6 arcmin
20°

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1955

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1955 are provided in the following table:

05h 26m 09s
-67° 29’ 51”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1955 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 1955 - HII Ionized region in Dorado star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1955 - HII Ionized region in Dorado.

Finder chart NGC 1955 - HII Ionized region in Dorado star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1955 - HII Ionized region in Dorado.

Rise and set times of NGC 1955 from your location

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

NGC 1955 - HII Ionized region in Dorado is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom