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NGC 46 - Star

NGC 46 is a Star in the Pisces constellation. NGC 46 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 46
Star
Pisces
  • NGC 46 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 13° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its visual magnitude of 11.68, NGC 46 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 8 inches (200mm) or more.
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Photometric information of NGC 46

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 46 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).

12.95
11.68
10.98
10.68
10.61

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

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 46

The image below is a photograph of NGC 46 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 46 - Star star
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DSS2 image of NGC 46 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 46

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 46 are provided in the following table:

00h 14m 09s
+05° 59’ 15”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 46 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 46 - Star star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 46 - Star.

Finder chart NGC 46 - Star star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 46 - Star.

Rise ans set times of NGC 46 from your location

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

Today's NGC 46 - Star rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 84.0°
Max altitude: 44.5°
Azimuth: 276.0°
NGC 46 - Star is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom