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NGC 1988 - Star in Taurus

NGC 1988 is a Star in the Taurus constellation. NGC 1988 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

NGC 1988
Star
Taurus
  • NGC 1988 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 36° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 1988 - Star in Taurus

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 1988

The image below is a photograph of NGC 1988 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 1988 - Star in Taurus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 1988 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 1988

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 1988 are provided in the following table:

05h 37m 26s
+21° 13’ 05”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 1988 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 1988 - Star in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1988 - Star in Taurus.

Finder chart NGC 1988 - Star in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 1988 - Star in Taurus.

Rise ans set times of NGC 1988 from your location

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

Today's NGC 1988 - Star in Taurus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 68.8°
Max altitude: 59.7°
Azimuth: 291.2°
NGC 1988 - Star in Taurus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom